Old Norse Dictionary - skikkja

Meaning of Old Norse word "skikkja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

ð, to put on a cloak; skikkja sik, to cloak oneself; þá tók konungrinn einn gráfeldinn ok skikði sik, Hkr. i. 180; varar-feldir nýir ok úskiktir, not worn, N. G. L. i. 75.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Heimskringla. (E. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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