As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a county assize (cp. Swed. härads ting), Eb. 12; used as synonymous with várþing, in opp. to alþingi, Grág. ii. 96, Fms. i. 77, Jb. (Norse), n. G. L. ii. 138.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᛅᚦᛋ-ᚦᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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