As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. (a for. word), armour, harness; her-fóra, armour, Stj. 287, Mag., Karl. passim; hence the mod. phrase, hafa e-ð í fórum sínum, to keep a thing hidden under one’s harness.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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