As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the wall of a fort (town), Orkn. 376, Fms. i. 104, Hkr. i. 217, Ver. 24.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅᚱ-ᚢᛁᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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