ymb-clyppan, wk.v: to embrace. (umb-KLUP-pahn / ɝmb-ˈklɝp-pan)

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Medieval manuscript image of two monkeys embracing.
Fieschi Psalter. Flemish, late 13th century. The Walters Art Museum, W.45, f. 68v. [thedigitalwalters.org]

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