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Old Norse Dictionary - flag

Meaning of Old Norse word "flag" in English.

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

flag
n. [Engl. flaw], the spot where a turf has been cut out; mó-flag, moldar-flag, freq.:—so also flaga, n, f. a flag or slab of stone. Bs. i. 609, cp. Fms. viii. 320. In the East Angl. counties of Engl. flag is still used of turf as well as stone.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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