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HSt Rst 13I l. 6

hús — house


hús (noun n.; °-s; -): house < húskarl (noun m.): retainer


[6] húskǫrlum: hirðmǫnnum all others


[6] húskǫrlum sínum ‘for his housecarls’: The king’s elite retainers or bodyguard. See Note to Okík Magn 2/6II. Here the ÓT mss have hirðmǫnnum ‘retainers’, which awkwardly repeats hirðmenn in l. 2.



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