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406 LOGEÆNINGR -- LOTRA.

lög-ræningr, m. a person who has been wronged or cheated of his ^

lawful right, Eg. 526, Fms, vii. 65.

lög-saga, u, f. ' law-saying'' law-speaking, ' pronouncing /he laiu, Fms.

ix. 332; þá bað hann þóri lögmann birta sina lögsögu, 335. II.

the office of the lögsögu-rnaðr in Icel., and lögmaðr (lagman) in Sweden

and Norway (from segja log, to speak the law): the phrases, taka log-

sögu, hafa logsugu, þar næst tók Hramn lügsiigu næstr Hængi, ok hafði

tuttugu suniur, Jb. 6, passim; for Norway, see Fms. ix. 330, 332; for

IceL, see íb., Kristni S., Grág., Nj. passim; as for the public reading of

the law from the Law-lull (upp-saga) see Grág. i. 2, 3: (op. the legal

usage of the Isle of Man.) COMPDS: lögsögu-rnaðr, m. ike ' law-

speaking man, ' the lagman or law-r-penker of the Icel. Commonwealth, see

the remarks s. v. lí'gmaðr; for the office, duties, etc. see Grág., esp. the

L("(gsÍ!gumanns-þúttr or section rf the \., the tb., Kristni S. ch. II, Nj.,

etc.; for a list of the Icel. lögsó'gumenn from 930 -1280 A. D. and logmenn

from í 280-1800, when the oliice and name were abolished, see Safn ii. I

sqq. The liigsí. tgiïinaðr was during the first hundred years (930-1030)

elected for life, afterwards for a shorter time (three years); his tenure

of oilice formed the groundwork for the chronology of Ari the historian

in his work the Icelander Book. lögsögumanns-rúm., n. the seat

of the law-speaker in the Kigrótta, Grág. i. 37, (the opening of the courts

fixed at the hour when the sun shone on the seat of the 1.) lögsögu-

inanns-þáttr, m. the section of law about the lagman (see lognwðr),

Grág. i. 1-4.

lög-sagðr, part, pronounced, declared as law, Gpl. 27.

lög-sagnari, a, m. -- ló'gréttumaðr.

lög-samðr, part.; lögsamðr dómr, a sentence lawfully pronounced, law-

ful sentence, N. G. L. i. 19, Gþl. 27.

lög-samkváma, u, f. a lawful meeting, Gr;ig. i. 296.

lög-samligr, adj. = logligr, U. K. i. 456, Eg. 725, Hom. 33.

lög-samr, adj. laivful, Stj. 311.

lög-segjandi, part. ' law-sayer, ' a person who lawfully pleads or takes

part in public affairs, any free citizen of full age, Grág. ii. 31.

lög-sekr, adj. convicted, declared guilty, Grág. ii. 63, Sturl. i. IOI.

lög-sekt or lög-sekð, f. 'law-guilt, 'penalty, one of the three degrees

of outlawry, Grág. i. 119.

lög-silfr, n. standard silver, Grúg. i. 392, cp. 500.

lög-sjándi, part, a 'law-seer, ' surveyor; hafit ér nökkut lögsjúndr til

kvadda ! Eb. 56, Grág. i. 392, 393, 504, ii. 31.

lög-skil, n. pl. 'law-business, ' such as pleading, or any public duties in

the courts or in the lügrétta: Mörðr gigia mælti lögskil at vanda sínum,

Nj. 3; hverr sá maðr er þar þurfti lögskil at" hendi at lcysa at dúmi,

ïkyldi úðr eið vinna ..., Landn. 258; allir þeir menn er lögskil nokkur

skulu mæla at dómum á alþlngi, hvárt er þeir., skulu sakir sækja eðr

verja, eðr bera vætti eðr kviðu, ok skulu þeir vinna eiða, úðr þeir mæli

þeim inálum, svá at dómendr heyri, Grág. i. 56. II. a lawful

procedure; ef maðr skýtr niðr limaga með engi lögskil (unlawfully),

Grág. i. 297.

lög-skilnaðr, m. a legal divorce, Grág. i. 367.

lög-skipan, f. an orditiance, Grett. 97.

lög-skipti, n. a lawful sharing, Grág. i. 425.

lög-skrá, f. a law scroll, Sks. 22.

lög-skuld, f. a legal debt. lögskuldar-maðr, m., and -kona, u,

f. a mole (female') legal debtor, Grág. i. 221, 233, 339, ii. 69, 70.

lög-skylda, u, f. a legal obligation, Grág. i. 73: = lögskuld, Vápn. IO.

lög-skyldr, adj. legally obliged, bound by law, Grág. i. 280 :-- /r e-

scr ibed by law, K. |j. K. 102, í 24.

lög-skyldugr, adj. ' law-bcund, ' ordered by the law, K. Á. 9.

lög-sókn, f. an action at law, Gþl. 217.

lög-spakr, adj. law-wise, learned in law, Bs. i. 640.

lög-speki, f. ' law-wisdom, ' jurisprudence, Ísl. ii. 205.

lög-spekingr, in. a 'law-sage, ' a great lawyer, 655 iv. 2.

lög-spurning, f. a lawful question, in pleading, Grág. i. 19.

lög-stakkgarðr, ni. a stack-yard as prescribed by larv, Grág. ii. 286.

lög-stefna, u, f. a lawful summons, Grág. i. 39, 374, Nj. 240.

lög-sögn, f. the jurisdiction of a lagman (see löginaðr); þessi friðr

skal standa uni alla þessa lögsögn, Gþl. 450. II. the office = log-

saga; hafa lögsögn, Fms. ix. 332, Landn. 321. 2. a declaration of

a lagman; þér hafit optarr eggjat Skúla at kalla til Noregs en liigsijgn

Ainunda, 333, K. Á. 216.

lögsögu-maðr, see lögrnaðr and lögsaga.

lög-taka, tók, to receive by law; messn-daga liigtekna, K. Þ. K. 124;

nlla lügtekna daga, Vm. 132; þú ert miklu ærri inaðr at aldri en sva, at

ver hatim her logîekna í Jornsborg, at vera í sveit með oss, Fms. xi.

93. 2. to accept as law; þá er Kristni var lögtekin, Fs. 77; lög-

tekin Jónsbók á Island!, á. alþingi, Ísl. Ann. 1281, Bs. i. 720, passim.

lög-tala, u, f. a recital of the law (by the bishop); koma til þings ok

telja þar lögtalu fyrir mönnum, N. G. L. i. 37^S v. 1.

lög-tekning, f. the introduction of a law, Magn. 512.

lög-tíðir, f. pl. = the eccl. borae canonicae, Gnig. i. 142.

lög-tíund, f. a lawful tithe, Grág. i. 379, K. þ. K. 140.

lögu-nautr, m., prop, a messmate, Orkn. 442, Fms. vi. 6, Sks. 370,

Stj, 436 :-- a mate, colleague, companion, Fms. vii. 268, Gþl. 20, 518.

lögu-neyti, n. mefsrnateship, Sks. 293.

lög-veð, n. a lawful bail, Grág. ii. 234, 235.

lög-vellir, m. [lögr], a boiler, Hym. 6.

lög-verja, varði, to protect by law, D. N.

lög-vernð, f. protection by laiv, D. N.

lög-villa, u, f. a fraudulent procedure, Grág. i. 21, Nj. 235, 237.

lög-villr, adj. mistaken in point of law, Grág. i. 316.

lög-vitr, adj. -- lögspakr, Nj. 222, Bárð. 171.

lög-vitringr, m, -- lögspekingr.

lög-vizka, u, f. -- lögspeki, Skúlda 207 (in a verse).

lög-vörn, f. a lawful point of defence, in pleading; ok fmna þeir eigi

logvnrnir í málinu, ok horfði til þess at Jjorkell muudi verða sckr, Glúm.

347, Nj. ni, Grág. i. 41, 423.

lög-vöxtr, m. legal interest, = lögavöxtr, Grág. i. 198.

lög-þáttr, m. a section of the law, Grág. i. 2, Bs. i. 707.

lög-þing and lög-þingi, a, m., also spelt li'gðing, 6. H. 64; [Swed.

lag'thing; Orkneys lawting, Jamieson] :-- a Norse, Swed., and Dan. law

term, a general assembly or parliament, a general assembly of the

community ' log, ' thus answering to alþingi, which word is peculiar

to Icel., whereas lögþing is not used in the Grágás or the Sagas of

the Icel. Commonwealth, except in a derived sense; en er Kristni

var í Svíþjóð, þá hélzk þar þó lögðing ok markaðr, ö. H. 64; í

hverri þessi deild landsins er sitt lögþing, ok sín lög, 65; á hana at

sækja á lögþingi því er her er í þessu fylki, en þat er þrándarness-þing,

Fms. vii. 133; þvíat ek hygg þat log vera, ... at mál yrði eytt á þremr

lögþingum, at þaðan af skyldi aldrei verða uppreist þess máls, 142; þat

skal til vegar ganga á logþingi einhverju, Frosto-þingi, Gula-þingi, eðr

Heiðfsevis-þingi, 136, (opp. to the lesser fylkis-þing); var hann þá til

konungs tekinn 4 hverju lögþingi, Fb. ii. 309; vér skolum löe;bingi várt

eiga á tólf múnaðum hverjum, Bótólfs messu aptan, i Gnloy á þingstað

rtítîum, Gþl. 5. II. in Norway and Sweden, in the later Middle

Age, it came to mean a law court of a district, a kind of county assizes,

presided over by the lagman, see D. N. passim, and Schlyter s. v. lagh-

thing. 2. in Iceland at the union with Norway, the old althing was

remodelled in Norse style, and even the old name althing was in law

abolished and replaced by the Norse lagthing; thus in the Jb., en vér

skulum lögþingi várt eiga at Oxará á þingstað rettum; whence lög-

þingis-bækr, f. pl. the records of the lagthing. lögþingis-maðr, in.

a member of the lagthing, Gþl. 21. lögþingis-skrifari, a, m. the secre-

tary of the lagthing, Esp. passim. III. in Iceland in the Saga

time, a public meeting; Gunnarr reið til allra mannfunda ok lögþinga,

Nj. f 13; þann bang skyldi hverr goði hafa á hendi sér til lögþinga allra,

þeirra er hann skyldi sjalfr heyja, Landn. 258, Fsyg.

LÖM, f., pl. lamar, mod. lamir, [lama], the hinges, esp. of a chest, but

hjarir (q. v.) of a door; lamar á bak en hespur fyrir, of a shrine, Fms.

v. 120, freq. in mod. usage.

lömbungr, m. [lamb], a nickname, Stnrl. iii. 187.

LÖN, f., pl. lanar, mod. lanir, a small oblong hayrick, freq. in mod.

usage: poët., hræs lanar, heaps of corpses, ilöfuðl. 2. [cp. Engl.

lane~\, a row of houses, D. N. ii. 498, iii. 862.

löngu and longum, adv., see langr.

löngum-orðinn, long-talker, long-winded talker, used as a vocative,

in king Harald's parting words to the poet Arnór -- kom sja til nakkvars,

löngumorðinn, he came for something, that long-talker! Mork. 32; in

Fms. vii. 198 the passage is corrupted into kom svá næst til Noregs, by

the transcriber who did not understand the king's banter.

LÖPP, f., gen. lappar, pl. lappar and lappir, a paw, of dogs and cats.

LÖSKR,, adj., acc. löskvan, [cp. Engl. la z y; in early Swed. loska-

mader = a bachelor, loska-kona = a spinster, loska-lœghe = stuprum; cp.

Swed. losk, Dan. luske, and Icel. lið-lcskja] :-- weak, idle; löskvan láð-

mann, Fas. ii. (in a verse); löskr mun hann æ heitinn, Am. 57; löskvan

þátt, the weak side (in a moral sense), Harms. 13.

LÖSTR, m., gen. lastar, 0. H, 176, line 3; mod. losts; dat. lesti, pl.

lestir; acc. löstu :-- a fault, flaw; en ef lestir eru á, Gþl. 499; sá löstr

er vér küllum nykrat eðr finngálknat, Skálda 187; brag-!östr, a metri-

cal fault, Sighvat: allit., kost ok lost, Nj. 23, see kostr; löstu ok kostu,

Hm. 134; skap-löstr, / a?/ lt of temper, O. H. 176 :-- a blunder, af lesti

pentarans, Mar. II. metaph. in a moral sense, misbehaviour;

hann skal bæta kirkjunni löstinn (hi s misdemeanour') tólf aurum, K. p. K.

26; ekki nema Jestir þeir sé at þeim at þau verði at verri, Grúg. i.

275. 2. a vice; lostr ofdrykkjunnar, Fms. viii. 251; ek skal finna

löstinn, Ó. H. 175, freq. in mod. usage, N. T., Vidal., Pass. COMPDS:

lasta-fullr, adj. /íí l/ of flaws, Sk/'lda 188. lasta-laxiss, adj. faultless,

guileless, in a physical and moral sense, Stor. 3, Grág. i. 501; lastalauss

hestr, Vm. 65.

LÖT, f., pl. latar, [latr], dissuasion; telja latar á e-u, to t í ll the draw-

backs, dissuade, Sturl. ii. 55; konungr for mjok undan ok taldi allar latar

á urn ferð þessa, Fas. iii. 143.

lötra, að, = latra, [Engl. loiter] :-- to loiter, lag behind carelessly.