næsar (pl.) (OSw) noun


Expressions:

lösa næsa sina (OSw)

redeem one's nose OSw MESt Gb

A man who had seduced another man's female relative could, apparantly, lose his nose as a punishment, or redeem it with a fine.

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/7194
    (05/30/2024)