Old Norse Dictionary - skóggangs-sök

Meaning of Old Norse word "skóggangs-sök" (or skóggangs-sǫk) in English.

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

skóggangs-sök (skóggangs-sǫk)
f. a case of outlawry, Grág. i. 3, 58, ii. 229, Nj. 88.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skóggangs-sök may be more accurately written as skóggangs-sǫk.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Njála. (D. II.)
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