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 elskar at ‘fondles’: The suggestion of Kershaw (1922, 87, supported by Sigfús Blöndal 1927-8, 60 n. 1 and Jón Helgason 1946, 141). Skj B suggests viser omhu for ‘is solicitous about’. Jugglers with performing dogs are mentioned in Sverris saga (ÍF 30, 130-2), where are cited Máni Lv 2-3II, two contemptuous lausavísur about such performers.
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