As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a law term, a respondent, defender, Jb. 30.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏᛋᚢᛅᚱᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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