As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. (snæðingr, m., FmS. ix. (v. l.), MS. 4. 24, and so in mod. usage), a meal, the taking a meal; snæðingunni, FmS. ix. 404; sitja í snæðingu, to sit at meals, Korm. 232; S. ok samsæti, SkS. 632; taka snæðing, Sd. 161, FmS. viii. 411; veita e-m snæðing, to give a dinner, vii. 97.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛅᚦᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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