As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. (hugðar-maðr), an intimate friend, Bs. i. 175; frændr ok hugðar-menn, Fms. viii. 103, 231, ix. 525, Bs. ii. 156.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚦᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.