godord

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic goðorð.

Noun[edit]

godord (plural godords)

  1. (historical) The state or authority of a godi
    • 1997, Andrew Wawn, “The Saga of the People of Vatnsdal”, in The Sagas of Icelanders, Penguin 2001, page 248:
      Thorstein said, ‘There is one thing which I request, and that is the godord for my sons.’