klæþi (OSw) klæthe (ODan) kleþi (OGu) klæði (ON) noun

Cloth and clothes appear in many contexts regarding, for instance, inheritance, liturgical objects, habits of monks and nuns (ODan ESjL 1:31, JyL 2:23). Torn clothes also appear as evidence in accusations of rape (OSw YVgL Add). Trade in cut cloth skapat klæþi (OSw ÄVgL), skorit klæþi (OSw DL), skapeth klæthe (ODan ESjL, JyL) and uncut cloth oskapat klæþi (OSw YVgL, ÄVgL), oskorit klæþi (OSw SdmL), uskapeth klæthe (ODan SkL) is regulated particularly in the context of accusations of theft.

bedclothes OGu GL A 18
broadcloth OGu GL A 20
cloth ODan ESjL 3
ODan JyL 2
ODan SkL 143
OSw ÄVgL Gb, Tb
OSw KrL Tb
OSw SdmL Äb
OSw UL Kmb
OSw YVgL Gb, Rlb, Tb

clothes ODan JyL 2, 3
OGu GL A 24a
OSw ÖgL Gb
OSw YVgL Add

clothing ODan JyL 2
OGu GL A 19
ONorw GuL Mhb
OSw KrL Kmb
OSw MESt Kmb
OSw UL Mb, Blb
OSw VmL Äb, Mb, Bb

garment OGu GL A 23
habit ODan ESjL 1
woollen cloth OSw DL Tjdb

skurin klæþi (OSw)

cut cloth OSw KrL Tb MEL Tb MESt Kmb, Tb ÖgL Kmb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2762