áfang (ON) noun

A fine for the illegal use of another’s property. Often incurred for misusing a means of transport (horse, ship) belonging to someone else.


fine OIce Þjb 17 Fml 28
illegal use of another man’s property ONorw FrL Rgb 43 LlbA 10
seizure mulct OIce Grg Feþ 164, 165 Refs:

Fritzner; Lúðvík Ingvarsson 1970, 272−73; ONP

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/99
    (02/23/2024)