Dorg

Old Norse Dictionary - dorg

Meaning of Old Norse word "dorg" in English.

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

dorg
f. an angler’s tackle, rod and line, etc., for trout or small fish; þeir réru tveir á báti með dorgar sínar at smá-fiski, Sæm. Gm. (introd.), p. 32; land-dorgar, the land of dorg, the sea, Edda 66; dorgar-skot, a kind of fishing implement, D. N. iii. 201; cp. dorga.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Gm.
Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)
Sæm.
Sæmundar Edda. (A, C. I.)
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