goðakviðr (ON) noun

A panel of twelve chieftains (ON goðar, see goði); a verdict given by such a panel. Thought to be synonymous with a tolftarkviðr (q.v.).


chieftain’s panel OIce Grg Þsþ 85 Feþ 156 Refs:

CV s.v. goðakviðr; Fritzner s.v. goðakviðr

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1773
    (11/26/2022)