As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a host of kinsmen, a family, Ld. 6, Eg. 137, Hkr. ii. 343.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᚾᛏ-ᛚᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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