HerskjöldrOld Icelandic Dictionary - herskjöldr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "herskjöldr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. war shield; fara land herskildi, to harry a land (= herja land).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚱ
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