fylsmærke (ODan) noun

Literally ‘foal mark’, referring to an owner’s mark on disputed home born domestic animals, not only horses, and appearing in the context of accusations of theft.


possession mark ODan JyL 2

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1573
    (10/05/2022)