Old Swedish Dictionary - bolöxe

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bolöxe" (or boløxe) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

bolöxe (boløxe)
bålyxa, yxa som brukas vid fällandet af trän. " " SD 5: 636 (1347). " hwa som kastar bwlyxe at warom herra han kastar nydhio i geen" GO 416.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so bolöxe may have also been written as boløxe

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • bolyxe SD 5: 636 (1347). bwlyxe),

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚮᛚᚯᛋᚽ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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