Old Swedish Dictionary - häfdhning

Meaning of Old Swedish word "häfdhning" (or hæfdhning) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

häfdhning (hæfdhning)
, jfr forhäfdhning.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so häfdhning may have also been written as hæfdhning

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛅᚠᚦᚼᚿᛁᚿᚵ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.