dómflogi (ON) noun

A dómflogi (‘defaulter’) was literally ‘one who flees from the court’. A man might default either by failing to attend the hearing of his case or by violating the accepted rules of court procedure.

defaulter ONorw GuL Kpb, Olb
runaway from court ONorw FrL Rgb 12 Refs:

Helle 2001, 154; Hertzberg s.v. dómflogi; Robberstad 1981, 344

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/909