brim

brim, n.n: surf, the sea, ocean, surface of the sea. (BRIM / ˈbɹɪm)

Miniature of St Cuthbert miraculously discovering a roof beam for his church in the waves of the ocean, from Chapter 21 of Bede’s prose Life of St Cuthbert. England (Durham), 4th quarter of the 12th century. British Library, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 45v. [bl.uk]

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