As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öld (ǫld)
- = öldr, a banquet; sálu-öld, erfða-öld, a funeral, arvel.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öld may be more accurately written as ǫld.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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