BastOld Icelandic Dictionary - bast
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bast" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
bast Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) bast, the inner bark of the lime-tree (bleikr sem ~);
- 2) cord or string of bast (sá, þeir á ~ bauga dregna).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛋᛏ
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