Old Norse Dictionary - leið-völlr

Meaning of Old Norse word "leið-völlr" (or leið-vǫllr) in English.

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

leið-völlr (leið-vǫllr)
m. the ‘thing-wall’ or place of a Leet, K. Þ. K. 29, Ísl. ii. 92.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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