As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a grappling hook, in sea-fight, Nj. 47, Fms. vii. 64, Sturl. iii. 63.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚠᚾ-ᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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