bryti

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bryti m ‎(genitive singular bryta, nominative plural brytar)

  1. purser, steward

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From Old Norse bryti, a nominalization of Old Norse brytja ‎(to cut up, slaughter), from Proto-Germanic *brutjaną ‎(to break, divide).

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bryti m (genitive bryta, plural brytar)

  1. (Scanian) bailiff, steward
    • c. 1210, "Uil bryti skilias", Scanian Law, chapter 231.
      […] þa fari brytin til tuiggia þinga […]
      […] then the bailiff must attend two assemblies […]

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