As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
varðhald Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) holding ward, keeping watch;
- vera á ~i, to keep watch (hann skyldi gæta hesta þeira ok vera á ~i);
- 2) custody (hafa e-n í ~i).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚦᚼᛅᛚᛏ
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