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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Halli XI Fl 2II l. 4

eysund — the island-sound


eysund (noun n.): [island-sound]


[4] eysund: so 39, F, E, H, Hr, eysunds Kˣ, J2ˣ


[4] eysund ‘the island-sound’: This hap. leg. might refer to the stretch of water now known as the Kattegat, which has many islands and would be a likely route for a voyager originating in Denmark to follow in crossing to the Götaälv in present-day Sweden.



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