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Note to stanza
 garð brims ‘the fence of the surf [WAVE]’: This must be a kenning for ‘wave’, formed according to the pattern ‘mountain/cliff/crag of the sea’ (Meissner 99). It is evidently an ofljóst construction for the name of the poet’s beloved, which might have been Sæunn lit. ‘Sea-wave’, Unnr ‘Wave’ or similar (Jón Helgason 1966a).
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