As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the wing of an army, Nj. 274, Hkr. i. 236, Fms. vii. 277, Orkn. 474.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚᚴᛁᚾᚴᛅᚱ-ᛅᚱᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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