As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
festa Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a bail, pledge; svardagi ok f., Nj. 164, 240, Fms. iv. 268, 285, ix. 432, Eg. 227, Js. 40.
- COMPD: festumaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.