löpstigher (OSw) løpstigh (ODan) laupstigr (OGu) hlaupstígr (ON) noun

Appears in phrases such as OSw i löpstighum, ODan a løpstigi of fugitive criminals and slaves. In GL there are detailed provisions relating to the actions of a slave declared to be ‘on the run’.

fled ODan SkL 133
road of escape OSw ÄVgL Tb

run OGu GL Add. 8 (B 55)
run away ODan SkL 162
running away ONorw GuL Løb Refs:

Peel 2015, 199−200

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3363