lagting

noun, often capitalized lag·ting \ˈlägˌtiŋ\
variants: or

lagthing

\ˈlägˌtiŋ\

Definition of lagting

plural

-s

  1. :  a Scandinavian legislative body: a :  the upper section of the Norwegian parliament b :  the legislature of the Faeroe islands

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Origin and Etymology of lagting

Norwegian lagting, from lag company, society (from Old Norse, layer, due place, lög, plural, law) + ting parliament, thing (from Old Norse thing) — more at law, thing


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