As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a choir-priest, Bs. i. 876, a priest officiating at the altar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱ-ᛒᚱᛁᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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