hægel, m.n: hail (ice pellets); name of the H-rune ᚻ. (HAE-yell / ˈhæ-jɛl)

Medieval manuscript image of man wearing a crown, raising an arm into the air and watching as pellets of hail fall down upon damaged trees and crops.
Weltchronik; Germany (Regensburg), c. 1360; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.769, f. 81v. [ica.themorgan.org]

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