cilic, m.n: garment made of hair, hair-shirt. (CHILL-itch / ˈtʃɪl-ɪtʃ)

Medieval manuscript image of a woman holding up a hair-shirt for a tonsured man; the illustration is inside the letter N in the Latin word ‘nisi’.
De Brailes Hours. England (Oxford), c. 1240. British Library, Add MS 49999, f. 49r. []

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