As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a wether’s horn; hvat mælir hyrningr sjá, er staf hefir í hendi ok uppi á sem veðrarhorn sé bjúgt, of a bishop’s crozier, Ó. H. 108; fiski-stöng ok veðrar (horn) upp af, a fishing-rod with a wether’s horn (or crooked like a wether’s horn) at the top, Gísl. 21.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᚱᛅᚱ-ᚼᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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