lösgiurþer (OSw) laus gyrtr (OGu) lausgyrðr (ON) losgyrþer (OSw) adj.

In house-searches, those doing the search had to show that they did not have anything hidden under their clothing in order to plant it on the premises and thus incriminate the householder. They also had to have their hoods thrown back and so be bareheaded.

loosely girded OGu GL A 37
OSw DL Tjdb
OSw VmL Mb

with belts undone OSw SdmL Tjdb
with loose girdle OSw ÄVgL Tb
OSw YVgL Rlb, Tb

without a belt ONorw GuL Tjb Refs:

Schlyter s.v. lösgiurþer; SL GL, 283, note 2 to chapter 37

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

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