Old Swedish Dictionary - lösekarl

Meaning of Old Swedish word "lösekarl" (or løsekarl) in Swedish.

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

lösekarl (løsekarl)
lösdrifvare. MB 2: 105.

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

Part of speech: nn

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

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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