As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a law term, lawful testimony, competent witness; defin., n. G. L. i. 211.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚴᛁᛚᛏᛁᛋ-ᚢᛁᛏᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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