drotin (OGu) dróttinn (ON) noun

Derived from drótt (ON) ‘household’ especially ‘the king’s bodyguard’. Used of any lord or master.


lord ONorw BorgL 14.5
ONorw FrL KrbA 31 Mhb 57
OIce HT 1

master ONorw FrL KrbA 2, 6 Mhb 61 Rgb 40 LlbB 10
OGu GL A 2, 6, 16, 22, Add. 8 (B 55)
OIce Grg Vís 102, 110
ONorw GuL Krb, Løb, Llb, Mhb, Tjb
Refs:

Cleasby and Vigfusson s.v. drótt

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/940
    (07/03/2022)