As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a confidant. Fms. i. 66, 113, Ld. 167, Sks. 361.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᚾᛅᚦᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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