As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rosta Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a brawl, riot. Fms. viii. 355, Fb. iii. 452, Mag. 64, 66: the name of a dog, Bs. i. 667.
- COMPDS: rostumaðr, rostumikill, rostusamligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛋᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.