Festu-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - festu-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "festu-maðr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

festu-maðr
m. a bail, surety, Fms. vii. 39.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᛏᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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