As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a Norse law term, ‘oath-help,’ metaph. last help, issue; svá er, segir Þórarinn, ok er þó nokkur í eiðhjálpin, Band. (MS.) 16, H. E. i. 467, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚦ-ᚼᛁᛅᛚᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)