Dul-höttr

Old Norse Dictionary - dul-höttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dul-höttr" (or dul-hǫttr) in English.

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

dul-höttr (dul-hǫttr)
m. a disguise-hood, hood used for a disguise, FmS. x. 383; dró ek dulhött (MS. wrongly djarfhött) um dökkva skör, Ad. 3.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dul-höttr may be more accurately written as dul-hǫttr.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Ad.
Arinbjarnar-drápa. (A. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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