Kross-skjöldr

Old Norse Dictionary - kross-skjöldr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kross-skjöldr" (or kross-skjǫldr) in English.

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

kross-skjöldr (kross-skjǫldr)
m. a shield with a cross on it, Rétt.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Rétt.
Réttarbætr. (B. II.)
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