Dóm-staurr

Old Norse Dictionary - dóm-staurr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dóm-staurr" in English.

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

dóm-staurr
m. a court bar, properly court rails, but used in N. G. L. i. 220 of select men who stand outside and pronounce an opinion on the case.

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

Abbreviations used:

L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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