mere-dēaþ

mere-dēaþ, m.n: death in the sea, death by drowning. (MEH-reh-DAY-ath)

Shipwreck of Hugo de Boues in Matthew Paris’s Chronica maiora II. England (St Albans), 13th century. Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 16 II, f. 46v. [parker.stanford.edu]

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