As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. war-people, troops. Eg. 10, Fms. i. 98, iv. 213.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱ-ᛚᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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