As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a plunderer, pirate, Fms. i. 225, v. 238, x. 282, Fas. i. 449, Stj. 573.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱ-ᚢᛁᚴᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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