As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an oath-brother, confederate, Fms. ix. 294, Bær. 16: metaph., arnar e., the oath-brother of the eagle, the raven Fagrsk 4 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚦ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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