ofet

ofet, n.n: fruit. (OV-et)

Hedgehogs rolling on the ground to collect grapes for their young. Rochester Bestiary. England, c. 1230. British Library, Royal MS 12 F XIII, f. 45r. [blogs.bl.uk]
Visit the BL’s blog to see an adorable video about medieval hedgehogs.

2 thoughts on “ofet

  1. Wæstm means growth, produce, fruit. Ofet is fruit. Perhaps wæstm can be a bit broader in meaning, but they are used as synonyms, as this week’s Wordhord Wednesday post will discuss.

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