As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-ból (hǫfuð-ból)
- n. a manor, domain, Gþl. 233, n. G. l. i. 43, Fms. x. 393.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-ból may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-ból.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛒᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.