As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
herr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (gen. hers, older herjar), m.
- 1) crowd, great number (fylgdi oss h manna); með her manns, with a host of men; úvígar ~, overwhelming host;
- 2) army, troops (on land and sea). Cf. ‘allsherjar-’.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᚱ
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages closely related to Old Icelandic.