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
ONorw MLL Llb 51 Kab

negligence OIce Llb 62 Kab 4, 16
ONorw GuL Kpb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2006
    (06/13/2024)