As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a bailsman, Bs. i. 770, Jb. 112, Band. 33 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅᚾᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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