As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (mod. dyru-), m. a door-post, Stj. 279. Exod. xii. 7, Sd. 153, Grett. 121, Ver. 21, Sturl. ii. 49.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᛁ-ᛋᛏᛅᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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