ennætþing (OSw) noun

Etymologically disputed, but referring to a þing ‘assembly’ dealing with serious cases, such as killings, that could forego the usual requirement of several summonses.


one-night assembly OSw ÖgL Db
single assembly OSw SdmL Till Refs:

Schlyter s.v. ennæt þing; SL SdmL, 258, note 91; SL ÖgL, 67−68, note 14

Citation
  • ‘ennætþing’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1039
    (09/28/2022)