As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. pl. stocks on which a ship is built; setja fram af bakkastokkum, to launch.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᚴᛅᛋᛏᚢᚴᚴᛅᚱ
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