fylsvat (OSw) noun

An oath of twelve men, sometimes with the additional testimony of two others, confirming that disputed domestic animals were born at the home of the one claiming ownership, and thus not stolen.


oath about a foal OSw ÄVgL Tb
OSw YVgL Tb

oath that someone bred a foal OSw ÄVgL Tb Refs:

Schlyter s.v. fylsvat

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1574
    (10/05/2022)