nīþ-gæst, m.n: a malicious, malignant demon / stranger / guest / foe). [NEETH-gast]

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The Virgin Mary beats up a devil; an angel carrying a rescued soul observes. The Taymouth Hours. England (London?), 14th century. British Library, Yates Thompson 13, f. 155v. [bl.uk]

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