As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a man from the east, Old Engl. easterling, Sturl. iii. 248.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏᛅᚾ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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.)