As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a nickname, cp. in familiar language fat carle, Sturl. i. 123.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛁ-ᚴᛅᚱᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)