leþungsskin (OSw) noun

A tax paid in animal skin replacing military duty in the naval defence organization, and contrasted to the other skin-taxes bælskin (q.v.) and vighramannaskin (q.v.).


{leþungs}-tax OSw DL Rb Refs:

Schlyter s.v. leþungsskin

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3213
    (02/22/2024)