As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a double household, on one farm (opp. to einbýli), Eb. 38, Vm. 83, Lv. 71.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᛒᚢᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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