tegher (OSw) teigr (ON) noun

A strip field (parcel) in a gærþi (OSw), vang (ODan) or teiglag (ONorw, not in the laws) or, sometimes, an enclosed strip of land for grazing or hay harvest as in Iceland. Tegher also has a more general meaning ‘particular piece of land’. The corresponding ODan term was aker (q.v.).

arable land OSw DL Bb
grazing plot OIce Grg Lbþ 194
piece of grassland OIce Llb 14 Kab 20
plot (1) OSw UL Blb
OSw VmL Bb

strip OSw ÄVgL Jb
OSw SdmL Bb

Hoff 1997, 142−49; KLNM s.v. teig,; Schlyter s.v. tegher

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/5310