As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a spy, Eg. 94, Fms. i. 68, Bs. i. 627, Ó. H. 61, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚢᛋᚾᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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