stæf

stæf, m.n: written character, letter. (STAFF / ˈstæf)

Medieval manuscript image of a monk writing in a manuscript with a quill and penknife, with a hooded monstrous creature forming part of the large letter F in which he sits.
Biblia sacra. Zurich(?), 1260-1280. Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsWettF 1, f. 1r. [e-codices.unifr.ch]

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