kaldakol (ON) noun

Literally ‘cold coals’; an extinguished hearth fire. Used to refer to an abandoned farm, especially one which was inhabited by a tenant who left it before his lease had expired at the moving days (cf. Jó Llb 7).

desertion of a farm OIce Llb 7
leaving too early ONorw FrL LlbA 2
letting the hearth fire go out OIce Llb 7 Refs:

CV; Fritzner; Hertzberg; Páll Vídalin 1854 s.v. kaldakol

  • ‘kaldakol’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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