As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. ‘sheet-king,’ the nickname of the Swedish king Olave who was an orphan child and was carried about by the Swedes, as the tale is told in Fas. i. 511, cp. Ó. H. ch. 15; but may not the name be derived from his having been an adopted son of the old king? See the references s. v. skaut (3).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚢᛏ-ᚴᚢᚾᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)