weorold-lǣce

weorold-lǣce, m.n: a physician for the body. (WEH-or-old-LATCH-eh)

An operation to repair a compound fracture of the skull. N. France (Amiens), 1st quarter of the 14th century. London, British Library, Sloane 1977, f. 2r. [blogs.bl.uk]

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