As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. the day, or evening, preceding a church festival; atf. jóla, Christmas Eve.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᚠᛅᚾᚴᛅᛏᛅᚴᚱ
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