As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a foster-son, Fms. i. 85, Eg. 524, Ísl. ii. 145.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚱ-ᛋᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)