nes (ON) noun

A spit or protrusion of land. Certain types of land, such as cutting woodland and nesting grounds, necessitated that walls be built around them rather than through them.

intrusion OIce Grg Lbþ 181
OIce Llb 32

CV s.v. nes; Fritzner s.v. nes; Hertzberg s.v. nes; ONP s.v. nes

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