As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
at-reið Old Norse word can mean:
- 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.)
- 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
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.