swic-dōm

swic-dōm, m.n: deceit, fraud; treachery, failure in loyalty, treason; an offence. (SWITCH-DOAM / ˈswɪtʃ-ˌdoːm)

Medieval manuscript image of a beast dressed as a bishop and speaking to two ducks; he holds a dead duck out of their sight.
Gorleston Psalter. E England (Suffolk), 1310-1324. British Library, Add MS 49622, f. 49v. [bl.uk]

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