hrǣw

hrǣw, n.n: a living body; a dead body, corpse, carcass, trunk, carrion.

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Image: Detail of a miniature of the Three Living (a pope, an emperor, and a king) and the Three Dead (wearing matching crowns), at the beginning of thee Office of the Dead, from a Book of Hours, France (Paris), c. 1480 – c. 1490, Harley MS 2917, f. 119r. From British Library Medieval Manuscripts blog.

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