As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a. m. [A. S. spor, spora; Dan. spore], a spur, Nj. 82, FmS. vi. 424; slá (keyra, höggva) hest sporum, ix. 518, Gullþ. 68; spora-högg, Nj. 8; the oldest spurs were pointed (oddar), see Worsaae, No. 356.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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