As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. a watch kept at the anchor-cable (halda strengvörð).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚱᛁᚾᚴᚢᚢᚱᚦᚱ
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