As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- blót-gröf (blót-grǫf)
- f. a sacrificial den in which to kill the victim, Fs. 49, 50.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, blót-gröf may be more accurately written as blót-grǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᛏ-ᚴᚱᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.