bān-cofa, m.n: bone-chamber, a kenning for the body. (BAHN-KOV-ah / ˈbaːn-ˌkɔ-va)

A man's body appears on a manuscript page. His bones are drawn on top of body. The man has a bemused expression. He is cross-eyed with a disproportionately large mouth.
Treatise on the human body. England, c.1292. Bodleian Library, MS Ashmole 399, f. 20r. [iiif.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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