bȳtlian

bȳtlian, wk.v: to build, erect. (BUT-li-ahn / ˈbyːt-lɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript line drawing in red, green and black that shows two men working on a tower while crowds of people look on.
Junius Manuscript; England, c. 1000; Bodleian Library, MS Junius 11, p. 82. [digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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