taki (OSw) taki (OGu) noun

Person with whom pledges or challenged goods were placed pending resolution of a dispute. Often appearing in expressions such as i taka hænder ‘in the hands of a taki’ Also one who guarantees something abstract, particularly an oath, without sequestration.

bailsman OSw YVgL Tb
capture OSw HL Blb
guarantor OSw UL Mb, Rb
OSw VmL Rb

pledge man OSw HL Rb
surety OSw ÄVgL Tb
OSw ÖgL Db
OSw VmL Mb

surety man OGu GL Add. 1 (B 4)
OSw UL Kkb, Mb, Jb, Kmb, Blb, Rb
OSw VmL Kkb, Mb, Jb, Kmb, Bb, Rb

taker OSw ÖgL Kkb
trustee OSw SdmL Jb, Bb, Kmb, Mb, Tjdb, Rb, Till Refs:

Schlyter s.v. taki

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/5288