As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
barð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) beard (rare);
- 2) brim, of a hat or helmet;
- 3) the beak or armed prow of ships (of war), stem; róa fyrir ~ e-m (= róa fyrir stafn e-m), to thwart one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚦ
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