As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. one who has made another his heir on condition of being maintained by him for life.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚠᛋᛅᛚᛋᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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