As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. = tyri-viðr, [A. S. tyrwe], a tarred tree; kasta loganda torfviði með brennu-steini, Róm. 277 (= Lat. ‘picem et sulphure taedam mixtam ardenti mittere,’ Sallust, Jug. ch. 57).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᚠ-ᚢᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
Works & Authors cited:
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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