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

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