lokurán (ON) noun

Lock-robbery. Refers to a specific situation in which a landowner whose property has been damaged by cattle belonging to someone else has penned in the animals until damages are settled. Passages in Jó and MLL relate that a charge of lock-robbery is incurred when the owner attempts to take back his livestock without paying for the damaged property.


burglary OIce Llb 33 Refs:

CV s.v. loka; Fritzner; Jó tr.:225

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3356
    (04/15/2024)