As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘forward-work,’ exploit, feat, Fms. iii. 97, Fs. 4, Orkn. 80.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᛘᛅ-ᚢᛁᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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