GaddanOld Norse Dictionary - gaddan
Meaning of Old Norse word "gaddan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a kind of head-gear, an απ. λεγ., Orkn. 304; perh. Gaelic.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛏᛏᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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