hemföþa (OSw) noun

A disputed domestic animal born at the home of the one claiming ownership, and thus not stolen. In ÖgL also applied to inanimate objects.


animal born at home OSw KrL Tb
OSw MEL Tb

animal that is home bred OSw SdmL Tjdb
livestock born at home OSw DL Bb
something home-born OSw ÖgL Kmb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2086
    (07/16/2024)