scenc, m.n: a draught, cup. (SHENCH / ˈʃɛntʃ)

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on scenc and pronouncing c in Old English. Read it on Patreon.

0906 scenc
A pig-like figure lifting a cup of wine and a hare placing a stick upon a dog’s head. ‘Barcelona’ Haggadah. Spain (Barcelona), c. 1340. British Library, Additional 14761, f. 26v. []

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