Bar-smíð

Old Norse Dictionary - bar-smíð

Meaning of Old Norse word "bar-smíð" in English.

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

bar-smíð
f. thrashing, flogging, Bs. i. 792, Grág. i. 456: pl. fight, row, Íb. 12, Grág. ii. 114.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Íb.
Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
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