As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. ordaining hand; leggja vígsluhendr yfir e-n, to lay hands on, of a bishop.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴᛋᛚᚢᚼᚢᚾᛏ
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