As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a comrade among king’s men, El. 14, Barl. 94, Hirðskrá ch. 41.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᚦ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Elis Saga. (G. II.)
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