As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. ‘sword-taking’, as a token of homage, cf. sverð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚱᚦᛏᛅᚴᛅ
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