gafol-heord

gafol-heord, f.n: a taxable stock or hive of bees; a swarm of bees rented from the lord, the rent being paid in honey. (GAV-ol-HAY-ord)

Marginal bees in the Luttrell Psalter. N. England (Lincolnshire), 1325-1340. London, British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 204r. [bl.uk]

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