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Note to Mark Eirdr 4II

[5] hlýðu ‘a washboard’: Suggested meanings for hlýða include ‘cabin’ and ‘bow’; see Jesch (2001a, 143) for the range of previous interpretations and argument for ‘washboard’. See also st. 14/3 below and Note to Halli XI, Fl 1/6 above.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.
  3. Internal references
  4. Russell Poole (ed.) 2009, ‘Halli stirði, Flokkr 1’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 338-9.

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