As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Dan. fængsel; Swed. fängelse], a prison, gaol, Fms. iv. 167, xi. 240, (a rare and unclass. word); cp. dýflissa, myrkva-stofa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚾᚴ-ᛁᛚᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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