flutafæ (OSw) noun

Literally ‘moved property’. If a plaintiff, the victim of a violent crime or the heir, did not want to accept compensation, it was deposited for a year and then taken by the king’s bailiff (see foghati (1)).

lapsed compensation OSw MESt DbI SmbI

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/7114