swolgettan, wk.v: to swallow, take into the throat. (SWOLL-yeh-tahn / ˈswɔl-jɛ-tan)

Medieval manuscript image of a bird resembling an emu holding a round gold morsel in its beak, with another morsel a couple paces beyond it.
Rutland Psalter; England, c. 1260; British Library, Add MS 62925, f. 26r. [bl.uk]

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