As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
gíslar Old Icelandic word can mean:
- f. pl.
- 1) sureties, securities;
- 2) securily, guard (setja g. fyrir).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛋᛚᛅᚱ
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