As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Swed.-Norse farkost; Scot. farcost], a ferry-boat, a ship, Fms. vi. 219, Edda 48, Grág. ii. 130, Fb. i. 546, Ver. 8, Thom. 29.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚱ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.