ellen-gǣst, m.n: a bold or powerful spirit or demon. (EL-len-GAST)

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the ellen-gǣst. Read/hear it on Patreon.

Stockholm, Kungliga Biblioteket (National Library of Sweden), Codex Gigas, f. 290r. Bohemia (Podlažice), early 13th century. [kb.se]

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