Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhklädhe

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhklädhe" (or hovudhklædhe) in Swedish.

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

hovudhklädhe (hovudhklædhe)
huvudkläde; huvubetäckning. " hon hafde stulit. .. eth hoffwudhklädhe" ATb 1: 268 (14679. item för lärifft, folkidh til hwffwodklädhe VKU 59 (1550-51).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hoffwudh-.
  • hwffwod- )

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

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Works and authors cited:

(el. ATb 1), ATb 2, ATb 3 Arboga stads tänkebok I--III. Utg. av Erik Noreen och Torsten Wennström. 1935--40. SFSS.
Vadstena klosters Uppbörds- och Utgiftsbok 1539--1570. Utg. af C. Silfverstolpe. 1895.
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