As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (bóstaðr, Grág. ii. 222), m. a dwelling, abode, Fs. 31; taka sér b., to fix one’s abode, Eg. 127, Landn. 37, 56, Nj. 173.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢ-ᛋᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.