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Note to stanza
 margreftum fletvargi ‘of the many-raftered bench-wolf [HOUSE]’: A dat. of possession. A playful but conventional kenning for a house. Both words are hap. leg., but fletvargr ‘bench-wolf’ is very similar to Eil Þdr 19/3 fletbjǫrn ‘bench-bear [HOUSE]’. As with íugtanni leygs ‘bear of the fire [HOUSE]’ (ll. 1, 2), this group of house-kennings is constructed with a base-word denoting a large animal, often a wild one (see Meissner 430).
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