læst (2) (OSw) lest (ON) noun

A Frisian loan-word. A unit of measure equal to a shipload, usually corresponding to a certain number of smaller units of measure and/or containers such as tunnor (see tunna) or fat (q.v.).

cargo OIce Fml 10
OSw MESt Kmb

KLNM s.v. läst

  • ‘læst (2)’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3186