hoh-mōd

hoh-mōd, adj: having an anxious mind, anxious. (HO’H-MOAD / ˈhɔh-ˌmoːd)

A medieval manuscript illustration of a merman holding a long gold staff with a two-pronged end. He looks anxious, and his tail has bird-like face on the end.
Luttrell Psalter. N England (Lincolnshire), 1325-1340. British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 32v. [bl.uk]

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