blōd-seax

blōd-seax, n.n: a blood-knife, a lancet. (BLOAD-say-aks)

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Surgeon removes ‘fungus’ (possibly a polyp) from patient’s nose in a 12th-century medical miscellany. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole 1462, f. 10r. The MacKinney Collection of Medieval Medical Illustrations. [dc.lib.unc.edu]

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