As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a military force, Fms. vii. 319, Hkr. i. 281: means, forces, Grág. i. 287, Eg. 79.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚦᛋ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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