As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dýra-gröf (dýra-grǫf)
- f. a pit to catch wild beasts, Gþl. 456, 457.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dýra-gröf may be more accurately written as dýra-grǫf.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᛅ-ᚴᚱᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.