hirð (ON) noun

A lord’s, including a king’s, retinue.


bodyguard ONorw FrL Bvb 1
king’s bodyguard ONorw GuL Krb
king’s court OIce Mah 2
retinue OIce Js Kdb 4
ONorw FrL Mhb 4
Refs:

Cleasby and Vigfusson s.v. hirð

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2153
    (03/02/2024)