með hǫfuðfetlum ‘with the bridle’: Lit. ‘with head-straps’. This is the only attestation of the cpd. In this context it must mean the entire bridle, not only the leather straps, since it serves the brothers as a deadly weapon (cf. Hkr 1893-1901, IV). ÍF 26 omits the með attested in Kˣ.