bōc-hūs

bōc-hūs, n.n: library, ‘book-house’. (BOAK-HOOS / ˈboːk-ˌhuːs)

Medieval manuscript image of four men at desks writing manuscripts, using quills and pen knives; a scroll with Latin writing weaves around them.
Yves de Saint-Denis. France, 14th century. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 2090, f. 12v. [gallica.bnf.fr]

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