hwītel

hwītel, m.n: a blanket, whittle, cloak, mantle. (HWEE-tell / ˈhwiː-tɛl)

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The Yale Lancelot of the Lake. France, 14th century. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 119, f. 398v. [gallica.bnf.fr]

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