As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- m. a lawful receiver of weregild, opp. to ‘skapbœtandi’.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᛒᚦᛁᚴᚴᛁᛅᚾᛏᛁ
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