gengærþ (OSw) gingerþ (OGu) gengiærþ (OSw) gingærþ (OSw) noun

Originally a collective contribution of food for the support of a visiting king, bishop or official and their following, which was transformed into a permanent tax paid in corn.

billeting OSw ÄVgL Kkb
OSw UL Kmb
OSw VmL Kmb
OSw YVgL Kkb, Föb

hospitality OSw HL Rb
OSw ÖgL Kkb

payment in kind OGu GS Ch. 3
OSw UL Kkb

provision of food OSw SdmL Kkb, Kgb, Kmb Refs:

Förvaltningshistorisk ordbok, s.v. gengärd; KLNM, s.v.v. gengärd, gärder, gästning; Lindkvist 2011, 270; Lindkvist 2021, 6

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