wrāþ-scræf

wrāþ-scræf, n.n: an evil cave, a den. (WROTH-SHRAFF)

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the wande-weorpe (or mole). Read it on Patreon.

A dragon hides in his den from the panther. Bestiary. England (Lincoln? York?), c. 1185. The Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.81, f. 21r. [ica.themorgan.org]

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