ge-frettan

ge-frettan, wk.v: to devour. (yeh-FRET-tahn / jɛ-ˈfɹɛt-tan)

Medieval manuscript image of a hungry griffin carrying off a horse in its talons.
Griffin in a bestiary. England, 1226–1250. Bodleian Library, MS. Bodl. 764, f. 11v. [digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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