As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hamr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-s, -ir), m.
- 1) skin, slough; hleypa hömum, to cast the slough (of snakes);
- 2) shape, form; skipta hömum, to change one’s shape.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛘᚱ
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