miðskipsár (ON) noun

This oar was used as a measure of how big a part of a whale the finder was allowed to keep for himself. See GuL ch. 150.


midship oar ONorw GuL Kvr

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3666
    (05/27/2024)