Old Norse Dictionary - gref-leysingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "gref-leysingr" in English.

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

m. a law term, a kind of freedman, intermediate between a freedman and a slave, a freedman, but whose freedom is not published from the thingvold and who has not been ‘leiddr í lög,’ defined in Grág. i. 358.

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

Abbreviations used:


Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.