As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Chaucer windas], a winding-pole, windlass, N. G. L. i. 335, Ó. H. 28, Nj. 115, Fas. iii. 232.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾᛏ-ᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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