As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [a Gr. word, τράπεζα, from the Byzantine, through the Wærings]:—a table at the entrance of the hall, where the skapker (q. v.) was kept, and the horns were filled, and on which also stood the washing-basin, Fms. iii. 177, iv. 75, vi. 442, vii. 148, viii. 13, x. 331, Sd. 161.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᛒᛁᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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