danaarver (OSw) dana arf (OSw) dana arff (OSw) noun

An unclaimed inheritance, usually after a foreigner, that was passed on to the king or the bishop.


{danaarver} OSw DL Gb
OSw HL Mb
OSw UL Kgb, Mb (table of contents only)
OSw VmL Mb
OSw ÄVgL Äb

escheat OSw MELL Kb
OSw MELL Äb
OSw MELL DbI

inheritance without heirs within the realm OSw ÖgL Äb
unclaimed inheritance OSw SdmL Kgb, Mb, Till
Refs:

Brink forthcoming; KLNM s.v. danefæ; SAOB s.v. danaarf; Schlyter s.v. dana arver; Söderwall s.v. dana arver

Citation
  • ‘danaarver’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
    http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/877
    (05/17/2022)