Burt

Old Norse Dictionary - burt

Meaning of Old Norse word "burt" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

burt Old Norse word can mean:

burt
[Ital. bagordo; Fr. bohourt; bord in Chaucer; vide Du Cange s. v. bohordicum], in the phrase, ríða burt, to ride a tilt; hence burt-reið, f. a tilt, tournament, Bær. 17, Fas. ii. 295, Karl., Þiðr., etc.; freq. in romances.
burt
COMPDS: burtreiðarmaðr, burtreiðarvápn, burtstöng.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
Ital.
Italian.
l.
line.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bær.
Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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