As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [from Lat. murus], a wall of brick or stone, Fms. i. 104, Stj. 70, 205; staðar-múrr, borgar-múrr, a castle-wall:—a prison, tower, Bs. i. 833. múr-grjót and múr-steinn, m. bricks, Þjal. 49.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Þjalar-Jóns Saga. (G. III.)
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