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Note to Anon (Mberf) 6II

[4] keip ‘rowlock’: During rowing, the oars rested in the hollow of curved pieces of wood which were inserted into the upper plank of the railing (see Falk 1912, 70; Jesch 2001a, 155).

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.
  3. Falk, Hjalmar. 1912. Altnordisches Seewesen. Wörter und Sachen 4. Heidelberg: Winter.

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