As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. pit, in the phrase, vera kominn í botnholu, to have got into a scrape.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛏᚾᚼᚢᛚᛅ
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