As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., eccl. a ‘choir-brother,’ a canon, FmS. viii. 269, ix. 461, BS. (esp. Laur. S.) passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᛋ-ᛒᚱᚢᚦᛁᚱ
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.)
- Laur. S.
- Laurentius Saga. (D. III.)
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