on-lūcan

on-lūcan, str.v: to unlock, open, disclose. (on-LOO-kahn / ɔn-ˈluː-kan)

Musical notation from a medieval manuscript with Latin lyrics and an historiated initial S depicting Christ giving St Peter a large key.
Antiphonary fragment; Germany (Regensburg), early 14th century; Walters Art Museum, Ms. W.754, f. Br. [thedigitalwalters.org]

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