seiðs (gen. sg.) ‘fish’: Specifically, the saithe or coalfish (gadus virens). Both Rydberg and Finnur Jónsson (Skj A) read the initial consonant as <l>, not <s>, and it is easy to see why: the letter in B has an ascender with right-leaning final stroke that is more similar to this scribe’s <l>s than to his <s>s. However, Finnur may have changed his mind, for Skj B has seiðr here.
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