brauthöfn (ON) noun

An abduction; illicit transport from the country. Used of abducting women and the removal of property.


carrying off OIce Grg Arþ 126 Feþ 151 Misc 250 Refs:

CV s.v. brotthöfn; Fritzner s.v. brotthöfn; ONP s.v. brauthǫfn

Citation
  • ‘brauthöfn’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/686
    (05/26/2022)