Old Norse Dictionary - hlað-hönd

Meaning of Old Norse word "hlað-hönd" (or hlað-hǫnd) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

hlað-hönd (hlað-hǫnd)
f. lace-hand, name of a Norwegian lady living at the end of the 9th century, Eg.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hlað-hönd may be more accurately written as hlað-hǫnd.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᛅᚦ-ᚼᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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