Varg-stakkrOld Norse Dictionary - varg-stakkr
Meaning of Old Norse word "varg-stakkr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a cloak of wolf-skin, Bret. 32 (as worn by the old berserkers); þeir höfðu vargstakka fyrir brynjur, Fs. 17; cp. Úlf-héðinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚴ-ᛋᛏᛅᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)