fearnyt (OSw) noun

The basis for deciding the householders’ obligation to provide food in conjunction with church building. Appears as a parallel to mantal (q.v.) and ökiaafl (q.v.) which concerned the corresponding obligation to provide labour and transport respectively.

yield of cattle OSw SmL Refs:

SL SmL, 436, note 4

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

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