PeðOld Norse Dictionary - peð
Meaning of Old Norse word "peð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Fr. péon], a pawn in chess; kóngs-peð, a king’s pawn; hróks-peð, riddara-peð, dróttningar-peð, biskups-peð. peð-mát, n. (Mag. 23, 44), or peð-rífr, m. checkmate with a pawn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)