græssæti (OSw) noun

Servants without land, who lived in somebody else’s household and may have paid rent, are mentioned in the laws for not being allowed grazing since they did not own part of fences or fields.

unlanded servant OSw ÄVgL Föb
OSw YVgL Utgb

KLNM s.v. husmand; Schlyter s.v. græssæti

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