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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

eið·fall sb. n.

forsømmelse af (rettidig) edsaflæggelse, det at ed mislykkes ‖ failure to take an oath (within a prescribed time), failure in conn. with oath-taking

cf. simplex fall (157)

Forms: eiðfall (9); eiðfallit (2); eydfall (1); eið fall (1); æiðfall (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Finsen; Fr; Hertzb; AH; NO; BL

Literature: Maurer 1907ÏÏ 236-237; Maurer 1910 75, 255

Genre. (expected): legal works: 12 (1); family sagas: 1 (2); contemporary sagas: 1 (1);