handvömm (pl.) (ON) handvamm (ON) noun

Negligence could in some cases lead to liability for compensation. See GuL chs 36, 43.


carelessness ONorw FrL KrbA 12
mishandling OIce Grg Þsþ 76
OIce Js Kab 5, 11

negligence ONorw GuL Kpb
OIce Llb 62 Kab 4, 16

Citation
  • ‘handvömm (pl.)’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2006
    (01/30/2023)