As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an old friend, Fms. vi. 198, Bs. i. 426, passim in old and mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛏᛅ-ᚢᛁᚾᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)