As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘meat-earner,’ a person who earns his food, but gets no wages, Jb. 469; mod. matvinnungr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏ-ᛅᚾᚾᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)