ȳþ-mearh, m.n: a wave-steed, a ship. [UTH-MAY-arh]

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on these “wave-horses”. See it on Patreon.


Miniature of a whale and a sailing boat in a bestiary. England, S. (Salisbury?), 2nd quarter of the 13th century. British Library, Harley MS 4751, f. 69r. [bl.uk]

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