hvin (OSw) hvinn (ON) noun

A petty thief, a pilferer; one who commits a minor theft (cf. hvinska).


petty larcener OSw YVgL Tb
pilferer ONorw FrL LlbB 12
ONorw MLL Llb 17
Refs:

CV s.v. hvinnr; Fritzner s.v. hvinn; Hertzberg s.v. hvinn; ONP s.v. hvinn

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2368
    (06/24/2024)