As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [in this and the following compds varar may be derived either from vara or better from vör (q. v.), denoting goods as they were sold in harbour]:—cloaks marketable in the trade, Grág. i. 500; hafskip kom af Íslandi, þat var hlaðit af vararfeldum, Hkr. i. 176, Nj. 7, Korm. 158.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛅᚱ-ᚠᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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