As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. drinking together in pairs, two and two; þar var hlutaðr t., Eg. 22; Kormakr drakk tvímenning á Steingerði, Korm. 232; hón segir þat ekki víkinga sið at drekka hjá konum tvímenning, Hkr. i. 50. tví-merkingr, m. of the value or weight of two marks, of a ring, Grág. ii. 172, 178.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᛘᛁᚾᚾᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.