As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- n. ‘reefing cord’, in the phrase, svipta af ~i, to reef a sail.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚾᛏᚱᛁᚠ
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