swealwe

swealwe, f.n: swallow, gulp. (SWEH-al-wuh / ˈswɛal-wə)

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An abbey cellarer testing his wine. Illumination from a copy of Li livres dou santé by Aldobrandino of Siena. British Library, Sloane 2435, f. 44v. Late 13th century.

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