Old Swedish Dictionary - vidherhäktning

Meaning of Old Swedish word "vidherhäktning" (or vidherhæktning) in Swedish.

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

vidherhäktning (vidherhæktning)
säkerhet, garanti; garanterad förmån? saadane vederhäctningh vdi miijn liffstiidh. .. ath niwte HSH 24: 22 (1512).

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • veder- )

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

Works and authors cited:

Handlingar rörande Skandinaviens historia. 1816 ff.
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