As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. ‘meat-rule,’ the husbandry of food, dispensing food to the household, the duty of the mistress in olden times, Bs. i. 139, see Nj. ch. 128.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏ-ᚱᛅᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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