dómstaurr (ON) noun

A ‘court pole’ or ‘judgment stake’. Refers to witnesses who testified from outside of the official court circle (ON vébönd).


court bar ONorw FrL Rgb 15 Jkb 8 Refs:

CV s.v. dómstaurr; Fritzner s.v. dómstaurr; KLNM s.v. dombrev; ONP s.v. dómstaurr

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/916
    (07/03/2022)