Old Norse Dictionary - lög-rétt

Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-rétt" (or lǫg-rétt) in English.

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

lög-rétt (lǫg-rétt)
f. a public fold for gathering and dividing sheep when driven in from the pastures, Grág. i. 417, Jb. 292.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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