As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an animal with close-cropped ears; he who marked sheep in this way was liable to the lesser outlawry, unless it were publicly announced in the lögrétta, Grág. i. 426.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᛋᛏᚢᚠᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
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