morðvargr (ON) noun

A murderer was outlawed and could not be buried in hallowed earth.


murder-wolf ONorw EidsL 50.13
murderer OIce Grg Vís 102
ONorw GuL Krb
Refs:

KLNM s.v. fredløshed

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3681
    (05/23/2024)