As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an outlying place, for fishing, taking eggs, or the like, Eg. 369, Hkr. i. 185, Fms. iv. 330, D. n. ii. 233; í útverjum, Ld. 38.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ-ᚢᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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