As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- part. pl. ‘sea-sliders,’ sea-farers; margir eru marlíðendr, many there are who slide over the sea, of witches, spirits, Eb. 44, a saying.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱ-ᛚᛁᚦᛁᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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