Text Word Glossary

Nyelvate (Shape Word) Glossary

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haumstedler

[HOAM-sted-ler]

Origin

(Cognate)

Definition

In theocratic Notgeon, the eldest unmarried daughter of any family was declared a haumstedler, her legal and social status between war widow and mental incompetent, ironically permitting her certain freedoms. But any children became wards of state. Haumstedlers were caretakers of former POWs.