As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a Norse law term, a stolen article put into an innocent man’s house; even if officers ransacked a house without having their persons searched, and find something, þá er b. ok liggr ekki búanda við, then it is b. and the farmer is free, N. G. L. i. 255.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚢ-ᚠᚢᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)