Old Norse Dictionary - lög-stakkgarðr

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

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

lög-stakkgarðr (lǫg-stakkgarðr)
m. a stack-yard as prescribed by law, Grág. ii. 286.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛋᛏᛅᚴᚴᚴᛅᚱᚦᚱ
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.)
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