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Note to stanza
 stórar (f. nom. pl.) ‘great’: This adj. can only qualify kindir (f. nom. pl.) ‘sons’ (l. 7) (so also Skj B). Kock (Skald; NN §1349) adopted stórir (m. nom. pl.; so 304ˣ) and construed it with hirðmenn (m. nom. pl.) ‘retainers’ (l. 6). That reading simplifies the syntax considerably, but it is not warranted by the other ms. witnesses.
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