At-reið

Old Norse Dictionary - at-reið

Meaning of Old Norse word "at-reið" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

at-reið Old Norse word can mean:

at-reið
f. (milit.) a riding at, a charge of horse, FmS. vi. 417, in the description of the battle at Stamford Bridge: Hkr. iii. 162 has áreið, but some MSS. atreið, vii. 57. β. the act of riding at or over, Nj. 21; esp. in the translation of French romances of tilting in tournaments, Str. (freq.)
at-reið
COMPD: atreiðarásS.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚱᛁᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
lit.
literally.
milit.
military.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Str.
Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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