paskapænningar (pl.) (OSw) paskepænning (ODan) noun

In OSw a monetary fee paid at Easter to the priest. In ODan a fee paid to the gælkere (see gælkare) for detaining thieves awaiting justice to be done.


Easter money ODan SkBL
OSw YVgL Kkb
Refs:

KLNM s.v. stadsskatter; Schlyter 1877, s.v. paska pænningar

Citation
  • ‘paskapænningar (pl.)’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/4168
    (05/24/2024)