óbótamaðr (ON) noun

An unatonable criminal; a person who has committed a type of crime which deprives them of the opportunity to pay compensation through legal settlements (cf. urbotamal).

criminal OIce Mah 2 Þjb 3
ONorw FrL Intr 10
ONorw GuL Krb

unatonable criminal OIce Js Mah 6, 9
OIce KRA 6, 8
ONorw FrL Mhb 35 Var 44

CV s.v. úbótamaðr; Fritzner s.v. úbótamaðr

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3862