As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a law term, a protest or interdict, Grág. i. 112, ii. 97, passim; but it is uncertain whether it is derived from goði, i. e. the protest of a goði, or from goð, i. e. the great ban, a protest in the holy name of the gods.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚦᛅ-ᛚᚢᚱᛁᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)