hovoþsmaþer (OSw) hovethsman (ODan) hovuþs man (OSw) huvuþs man (OSw) huvuþs maþer (OSw) huwzman (OSw) huwzmander (OSw) noun

captain OSw KrL Kgb
OSw MEL Kgb

culprit/headman OSw HL Mb
instigator OSw ÖgL Kkb, Db, Bb
OSw UL Kgb, Mb, Rb
OSw VmL Kgb, Mb

leader ODan VSjL 53, 56, 60
OSw MESt Bb

principal OSw DL Eb, Mb, Tjdb, Rb
OSw HL Kkb
OSw ÖgL Rb
OSw SdmL Kgb, Till

responsible (man) OSw HL Kgb
OSw YVgL Urb, Föb, Add

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2260
    (02/23/2024)