As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a diocese, Fms. vii. 173, xi. 229, Íb. 16, Pr. 107: episcopate, Fms. i. 118.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛋᚴᚢᛒᛋ-ᛏᚢᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)