Old Norse Dictionary - högg-rúm

Meaning of Old Norse word "högg-rúm" (or hǫgg-rúm) in English.

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

högg-rúm (hǫgg-rúm)
n. room to draw a sword, Þórð. 47, Eg. 492.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚴ-ᚱᚢᛘ
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.)
Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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