As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Dan. tolle-kniv], a carving-knife, to carve wood and walrus-tusks, usually worn in the belt (knífr ok belti), Korm. 144, Band. 42 new Ed., Bs. i. 330, Eb. 250, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛚᚴᚢ-ᚴᚾᛁᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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