wīg-cirm, m.n: the din of battle. (WEE-CHIRM / ˈwiː-ˌtʃɪrm)

Medieval manuscript image of angels in heaven hurling spears and axes and shooting arrows down at a group of soldiers below; God points to the angels, as if directing them, and another group of men marches towards the battle with spears.
Eadwine Psalter; England (Canterbury), c. 1150; Trinity College Cambridge, MS R.17.1, f. 6v. [mss-cat.trin.cam.ac.uk]

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