As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a begging from house to house, Grág. i. 301; fara á hus-gang, Háv. 54, passim: a beggar = húsgangs-maðr, m., Grág. i. 163.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛋ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
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