For

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Meaning of Old Norse word "for" in English.

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

for
f., pl. forar, a drain, sewer; í forum þeim er hann grefr, Grág. Kb. ch. 187; stíflur (dikes) eða forar (drains, ditches) er hann hefir görvar með vatns-veitingum, Grág. ii. 289: in mod. usage, a cess-pit, bæjar-for, hland-for; for og bleyta, mud and dirt.

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

Abbreviations used:

ch.
chapter.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
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