hófr (ON) noun

If a horse caused a man’s death, the owner was to dispose of the animal or pay a compensation to the kinsfolk of the killed man. See GuL ch. 165.


hoof ONorw GuL Llb, Mhb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2190
    (02/29/2024)