(pron. Frit-yoff) means “peace-maker.” In the
Icelandic myths he married Ingëborg (In-ge-boy'-e), the
daughter of a petty king of Norway, and widow of Hring, to whose
dominions he succeeded. His adventures are recorded in the Saga which
bears his name, and which was written at the close of the thirteenth
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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