As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. ‘tooth-fence,’ ‘tooth-wall,’ the row of teeth = Gr. ερκος ὀδόντων, Nj. 39, Skálda 170, Dropl. 25.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚾᚾ-ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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