As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a crier, herald, Stj. 604: as a law term, a kind of beadle or town clerk, N. G. L. i. 306, ii. 251.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛚᛚᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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