As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a warden, overseer, Stj. 243, Fms. i. 290, x. 421, Sturl. i. 198.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᛋᛁᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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