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Thorgils on receiving the report of his messenger called Thorgeir to a consultation with him and asked him what support he thought was proper.
Thorgeir was about to take over the oars again they were so damaged that on Grettir giving them a shake on the gunwale they broke.
Thorgeir and Grettir did not take very kindly to one another, but Thormod behaved with propriety.
Halldor the son of Thorgeir, the son of Thord of Hofdi, lived at Hof in Hofdastrand.
On the same day Thorbjorn Oxmain had ridden across the neck to Burfell, and as he returned with Thorbjorn Slowcoach, Gunnar and Thorgeir, the sons of Thorir, and Thorodd Drapustuf, he saw the fight going on.
When the battle was over there came up his son Thrand, his brother Ingjald's son Thorgils, Finnbogi the son of Thorgeir, the son of Thorhadd of Hitardal, and Steinolf the son of Thorleif of Hraundal.
Thorgeir and Thorgils fought each of them desperately together without either prevailing.
Grettir pulled vigorously whilst Thorgeir mended the rowlocks.
Thorgeir knew of it and said to Thormod: "Let us go out now and see what Grettir does if I attack him as he comes out of the water."
Thorgeir saw his brother Gunnar fall he wanted to get away, but Grim pressed upon him and pursued him until at last his foot tripped and he fell forward.
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Current in modern Icelandic.
Derivation Thor the God + sword
June 28, 2009