hovethlim (ODan) noun

A man’s nose, tongue or penis, if cut off, resulted in a full man’s compensation.


principal limbs ODan ESjL 2

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2256
    (07/12/2024)