lēhtan

lēhtan, v: to alleviate. (LAY-h’tahn / ˈleːh-tan)

Medieval manuscript image of a haloed figure guiding a group of naked people out of the fiery mouth of a black monster.
Psalter of Eleanor of Aquitaine. France (Normandy), c. 1185. The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB 76 F 13, f. 24v. [galerij.kb.nl]

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