As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
serkr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. -ir), m.
- 1) sark, shirt (þú skalt fara í serk minn); hafa dreng í serk, to have a man inside one’s shirt, to be bold and courageous; hamarrinn var svá lítill, at hafa mátti í serk sér, that one could conceal it in one’s bosom;
- 2) a certain number of skins.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚱᚴᚱ
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