laupr (OGu) noun

This was a measure of capacity apparently equating to approximately a bushel or a quarter of a barrel, although Schlyter does not suggest this. It was also the basket in which the grain to be sown was carried. The word is not used in the OSw laws.


bushel OGu GL A 20 Refs:

KLNM s.v. laup; Peel 2015, 136 note 20/47−48; Schlyter 1877, s.v. löper; SL GL, 268 note 28

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3119
    (02/21/2024)