Víg-gyrðillOld Norse Dictionary - víg-gyrðill
Meaning of Old Norse word "víg-gyrðill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘war-girdle,’ a shelter made in ships during battle, Fms. vi. 263, viii. 216, N. G. L. i. 335.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)