Old Swedish Dictionary - hökhandske

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hökhandske" (or høkhandske) in Swedish.

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

hökhandske (høkhandske)
hökhandske, handske som betäcker jägarens hand då höken bäres på denna. II høkhantzskæ SD 4: 711 (1340?).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -hanthzske )

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenskt Diplomatarium. Bd 6 s. 265--584. 1916--21. Bd 8 s. 1--272. 1953.
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