As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
fylgð Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) following, guidance;
- 2) support, help, backing;
- 3) party, followers; body-guard (of kings and princes); halda ~, to wait upon the king.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚᚴᚦ