gilzl (OSw) noun

Safe conduct and peace to, during and from the þing ‘assembly’. Alternatively interpreted as a form of gisli ‘hostage’, which in OSw appears in the context of eriksgata (q.v.).


security OSw SmL Refs:

Dovring 1947a; Fridell forthcoming; Hasselberg 1948; SL SmL 423; Schlyter s.v. gisli

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1731
    (02/06/2023)