As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ‘snag-horned’ (see snaga), epithet of an axe, Eg. 180, Fær. 110, Njarð. 358, Valla L. 208, 212.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛅᚴ-ᚼᚢᚱᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Njarðvíkinga Saga. (D. II.)
- Valla L.
- Valla Ljóts Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.