As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., proncd. hestús (as fjós = fé-hús), a horse-stall, stable, Karl. 3, Grett. 113 A, Þorst. S. St. 50, and in many compds.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛋᛏ-ᚼᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Þorst. S. St.
- Þorsteins-þáttr Stangarhöggs. (D. II.)
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