fēðe-mund

fēðe-mund, f.n: a ‘foot-hand’, the fore-feet of a four-legged animal. (FAY-theh-MUND / ˈfeː-θɛ-ˌmʌnd)

Medieval manuscript image of a rabbit standing on its hind legs, holding a walking stick, and carrying a basket of puppies on its back.
Pontifical of Guillaume Durand. France, c. 1294. Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, f. 174r. [bvmm.irht.cnrs.fr]

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