As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- n. short sword, dagger; leika at handsöxum, to play with daggers (by throwing them in the air and catching them by the hilt).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚾᛏᛋᛅᛋ
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