hæraþspiækker (OSw) noun

Literally ‘district hare’ used of a vagrant, possibly a beggar. There is no mention of an organization within the hæraþ to care for them.


district beggar OSw ÖgL Db Refs:

KLNM s.v. fattigvård; SL ÖgL, 71, note 54

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2417
    (09/26/2023)