manngerð (ON) noun

The levy district called manngerð was the area that had to equip one man for naval service, usually 2–3 farms.

levy district ONorw GuL Krb, Leb Refs:

Helle 2001, 35, 170–71; Hertzberg s.v. manngerð; KLNM s.v.v. leidang, manngjerd; Robberstad 1981, 324

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