nēah-lǣcan

nēah-lǣcan, wk.v: to draw near, approach. (NAY-ah-LACK-on / ˈneːah-ˌlæː-kan)

Medieval manuscript image of a knight drawing near a rabbit that stands on its hind legs; the knight holds a small shield and swings a very large sword over his shoulder.
Gorleston Psalter. England (Suffolk), 1310-1324. British Library, Add MS 49622, f. 149v. [bl.uk]

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