As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘shield-boy,’ shield-bearer, Sks. 705, Korm. 118, Stj. 631.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᛏ-ᛋᚢᛁᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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