As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ‘tent-ball,’ tent-knob, the knob on the tent-pegs; þeir berja þeim tjaldkúlur ok fella á þá tjöldin, Ísl. ii. 56, Fas. ii. 522, Fb. ii. 16.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛅᛚᛏ-ᚴᚢᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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