Old Norse Dictionary - smjör-laupr

Meaning of Old Norse word "smjör-laupr" (or smjǫr-laupr) in English.

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

smjör-laupr (smjǫr-laupr)
m. a butter-chest, Fms. ii. 164.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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