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  • noun Plural form of niding.


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  • (_nidings-vaerk_), special usages as to fines (_lahslit_), the keeping of peace, attestation and sureties of acts (_faestermen_), &c. But, on the whole, the introduction of Danish and Norse elements, apart from local cases, was more important owing to the conflicts and compromises it called forth and its social results, -- than on account of any distinct trail of Scandinavian views in English law.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • Only when a brother had broken the faith towards his guild-brethren, or other people, he was excluded from the brotherhood "with a Nothing's name" (tha scal han maeles af brodrescap met nidings nafn). (

    Mutual Aid; a factor of evolution


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