As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. a sort of coroner’s inquest upon a slain man.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚾᛁᛅᛚᚢᛋᛁᚾᚴ
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