Old Swedish Dictionary - märkebast

Meaning of Old Swedish word "märkebast" (or mærkebast) in Swedish.

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

märkebast (mærkebast)
ett stycke bast hvarmed tunnbindare taga mått. SO 223.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Skrå-Ordningar. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1856.
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