ge-dāl, n.n: a division, separation, parting, distribution. (yeh-DAHL / jɛ-ˈdaːl)

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Medieval manuscript image of five columns topped with overlapping arches and fantastic hybrid beasts; in the four spaces between the columns are the names of the gospels with numbers written in Roman numerals.
Bury Gospels; S England, 1st half of 11th century; British Library, Harley 76, f. 7r. []

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