engidómr (ON) noun

A meadowland court where disputes concerning property and grazing rights were resolved. A rare term, but it is the subject of the entire paragraph in Grg Lbþ 176. The court was held at the location of the disputed meadowland and was similar to a communal pasture court (ON afréttardómr).

meadowland court OIce Grg Lbþ 176 Refs:

CV s.v. engidómr; Fritzner s.v. engidómr; KLNM s.v. dómhringr

  • ‘engidómr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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