be-clypping, f.n: an embrace, a hug. (beh-KLUP-ping / bɛ-ˈklɝ-pɪŋ)

It’s International Hug a Medievalist Day! Don’t forget to give a medievalist some love on this special day.

A griffin hugging a hog. The Ashmole Bestiary, England, 13th century. Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1511, fol. 15v. From discarding images blog.

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