PeisaOld Norse Dictionary - peisa
Meaning of Old Norse word "peisa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [from Engl. piece; Gael. pios], a jerkin, the upper ‘piece,’ of a woman’s dress: in Icel. the word was prob. borrowed in the 15th century from English or Scottish traders, and is now very freq.; band-p., prjóna-p.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.