Old Swedish Dictionary - skirmare

Meaning of Old Swedish word "skirmare" in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

fäktare, gladiator.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • *skirmara skole , m. amphiteatrum tri locus rotundus ad spectaculum facuts skirmara skole GU C 20 s. 21.
  • *skirmara svärdh ,

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᛁᚱᛘᛆᚱᚽ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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