loc-stān

loc-stān, m.n: a stone that closes the entrance to a cave. (LOCK-STAHN / ˈlɔk-ˌstaːn)

Medieval manuscript image of seven men huddled in a cave, with a man outside hammering a stone into place in front of the entrance.
Seven Sleepers in Vies de saints. France (Paris), 1325-1350. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Français 185, f. 234v. [commons.wikimedia.org]

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