stirc

stirc, n.n: a calf, a young bullock or heifer. (STIRK / ˈstɪrk)

Medieval manuscript image of a mother cow licking the back of her calf who looks at her lovingly.
Bestiary; S England (Salisbury?), 2nd quarter of 13th century; British Library, Harley 4751, f. 23r. [bl.uk]

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