Old Swedish Dictionary - värkhäster

Meaning of Old Swedish word "värkhäster" (or værkhæster) in Swedish.

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

värkhäster (værkhæster)
arbetshäst. " II werkheste vedh slottet" HSH 19: 168 (1506).

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Handlingar rörande Skandinaviens historia. 1816 ff.
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