Old Norse Dictionary - tróð-högg

Meaning of Old Norse word "tróð-högg" (or tróð-hǫgg) in English.

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

tróð-högg (tróð-hǫgg)
n. the cutting of fagot-wood; timbr-högg ok tróð-högg, D. n. iii. 237.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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