As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a trusty man, Sks. 20, Rd. 260, Gþl. 25; ó-skila maðr, an untrustworthy man.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛚᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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