As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a Norse law term, a fine payable to the king for unlawful seizure or holding of property; eyksk landnám at hálfu en ránbaug konungi, N. G. L. i. 44; ok konungi hálfa mörk í ránbaug, Jb. 321 (Js. 96).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚾ-ᛒᛅᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)