flatføring (ODan) noun

Support of the old and disabled, primarily by relatives who became their guardians in return for their property. Also the person supported in this way, who gave up their property and legal status.

house-leading ODan ESjL 1
ODan JyL 1

house-led ODan ESjL 1
ODan JyL 1
ODan SkL 44
ODan VSjL 23, 24

KLNM s.v.v. fattigvård, flatföring; Vogt 2008

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1314