Old Norse Dictionary - dóm-flogi

Meaning of Old Norse word "dóm-flogi" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

a, m. a law term, a runaway from court, used either of the plaintiff or judge if they do not appear in court, or quit the court, or even rise in court, without leave; in which case the judge forfeits his seat, and the plaintiff his case; defined N. G. L. i. 23, 220.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛘ-ᚠᛚᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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