As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
sveit Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. -ir), v.
- 1) body of men, small detachment (liði var skipt í ~ir, tólf mönnum saman);
- 2) company, train (ek var með hánum ok í hans s.); þeir héldu s. um jólin, they held revels at Yule;
- 3) community, district, county (gekk pat hallæri um allar ~ir).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛏ
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