lāst-weard, m.n: one who keeps in the steps of another, a successor, pursuer. (LAHST-WEH-ard / ˈlaːst-ˌwɛaɹd)

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Medieval manuscript image of a hunting dog chasing a stag and two hunting dogs chasing a rabbit.
Bestiary. England, 13th century. British Library, Harley MS 3244, f. 45r. [britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk]

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