cniht-wesende

cniht-wesende, adj: being a boy, as a youth. (K’NI’HT-WEH-zen-deh / ˈknɪht-ˌwɛ-zɛn-dɛ)

Medieval manuscript image of three boys playing a game with a five-by-five grid, a ball, and some kind of pin or bat.
Breviary. France (Paris), c. 1320-1325. J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 2, f. 142r. [getty.edu]

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