As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. a man entrusted or charged with the defence of the country against invaders.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᚢᛅᚱᚾᛅᚱᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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