As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
sýslumaðr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) worker (~ mikill ok starfsmaðr góðr);
- 2) bailiff, the king’s steward (at the same time justice and tax-gatherer).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛋᛚᚢᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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