Old Swedish Dictionary - bätzeman

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bätzeman" (or bætzeman) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

bätzeman (bætzeman)
bästeman (på ett fartyg)? ss tillnamn. oleff olsson besteman SSkb 140 (1504-05), 256 (1507-08).

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so bätzeman may have also been written as bætzeman

Part of speech: nn

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛅᛏᛋᚽᛘᛆᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Stockholms Stads Skottebok 1501--1510. Utg. genom H. Hildebrand. 1889, 1915. SSKb 2:= Stock Skb
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