As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
les Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a lesson, in divine service: Þorláks söng ok les með, Vm. 35; at song ok lesi, 52; með lesi ok söng, Am. 43, 74; messu-söng ok les, Bs. i. 811.
- COMPDS: lesbók, lesdjákn, leskór, lesskrá.
- II. knitted wares, such as knitted gloves, drawers, socks, and the like, freq. in mod. usage; að endingu eg óska þér | að þú fair les og smér | í skattinn, Snót (1865) 330; prjón-les, knitted wares, socks, shirts, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
- Snót, poems.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.