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