As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the gate of a fort, Edda 26, Stj. 350, Hkr. i. 217, Ver. 25.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅᚱ-ᚼᛚᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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