As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a warder, guardian (Germ. vormund), Eb. 156, Fms. x. 293: a trustee, delegate, höfðingjar eða varnaðar-menn þeirra, iv. 284.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚾᛅᚦᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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