forskialamaþer (OSw) noun

Men who spoke for or dictated the oath to specific witnesses known as fastar (q.v.) in certain cases of killing settlements (HL) and morning gifts (SdmL). Only appearing in the plural.


oath-spellers OSw HL Mb
OSw SdmL Gb
Refs:

Schlyter s.v. forskialamaþer

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1400
    (11/26/2022)