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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mey 44VII l. 3

læstu — locked


læstr (adj.): [locked]


[3] læstu: letu 713


[3-4] þeir læstu mæstri meyju í styrkum fjötrum að myrkvarann ‘they locked the most precious maiden in strong fetters in a dungeon’: The construction is læsa e-t at e-m ‘to lock (a building) on somebody, lock somebody in’ (cf. LP: læsa).



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