As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a wax-tablet, for writing, Lat. cera, Bs. i. 848; fá mér nú vaxspjöld mín, give me my wax-tablets! (of Sturla the historian), Sturl. iii. 307; lét Þorgils rita á vaxspjaldi ok sendi konungi, 131.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛋ-ᛋᛒᛁᛅᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.