As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- stopðr, part. [see stopi, stapi; A. S. steâp], steep, rising high; steypðir hjálmar, steep helmets (cp. Fris. stâpa helm), Gkv. 2. 19; stöpðir reykir, steep (pillars of) smoke, Edda (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᛒᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)