As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a defender, Fms. v. 273, xi. 32, Fb. iii. 445, N. G. L. i. 88, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚾᛅᚱ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.