As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mærð Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [Ulf. meriþa = φήμη], praise, laud, Stor. 5, Lex. Poët. passim: an encomium.
- 2. mod. cant, flattery, hypocrisy, freq.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Sona-torrek. (A. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.