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Note to stanza
 mensveigjanda ‘necklace-distributor [GENEROUS MAN]’: The emendation men- ‘necklace’ from W’s ‘man’ was first proposed by Björn Magnússon Ólsen (FoGT 1884, 279-80) and has been adopted by all subsequent eds. Man might mean a female slave, though this sense would be inappropriate in context. SnE 1848-87, III, 160 proposed the meaning ‘horse’ (from manr adj. ‘maned one’, only in Akv 29/2), but this sense of the cpd cannot be paralleled.
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