dwæscan

dwæscan, wk.v: to extinguish, put out. (DWASK-on)

cresus

Croesus kneels in a fire which is extinguished by the rain pouring from a cloud above. John Lydgate’s translation of Boccaccio’s The Fall of Princes. SE England (probably Suffolk, possibly Bury St Edmunds), c. 1450-c. 1460. British Library, MS Harley 1766, f. 133r. [bl.uk]

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