Old Norse Dictionary - smíðar-öx

Meaning of Old Norse word "smíðar-öx" (or smíðar-ǫx) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

smíðar-öx (smíðar-ǫx)
f. a carpenter’s adze, Sks. 30.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, smíðar-öx may be more accurately written as smíðar-ǫx.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᛁᚦᛅᚱ-ᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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