As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. a sort of weapon used in defending a besieged castle.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾᚴᛚᚢᚾᚴᚱ
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