As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. easterlings, cp. Kylfingar, an old Russian population, Kolbiager, east of the Baltic; in a poem of Hornklofi, Fagrsk. 9.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏ-ᚴᚢᛚᚠᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fagrskinna. (K. I.)