merkibjörk (ON) noun

Birch trees which served as a boundary marker between land plots in Iceland.


boundary birch OIce Grg Lbþ 199
OIce Llb 19, 21
Refs:

CV s.v. merkibjörk; KLNM s.v. gränsläggning; NGL V s.v. merkibjörk

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3598
    (05/27/2024)