As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
höfuðbenda Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) naut. slay, shroud;
- 2) fig. stay, support.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦᛒᛁᚾᛏᛅ
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