As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ferryman, Vm. 16: the inmate of a ferry-house, Sd. 226.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚱᛁᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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