As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
stæla Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ta, -tr), v.
- 1) to steel, put steel into; sverð stælt af eitri, a sword tempered with poison;
- 2) to intercalate (a poem) with parenthetic sentences (stál).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᛚᛅ
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