As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. poet., ‘bold rider’, hero (Freyr er beztr allra ballriða).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚᛚᚱᛁᚦᛁ
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