grēatian

grēatian, wk.v: to become enlarged. (GRAY-ah-ti-ahn / ˈgreːa-tɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript image of a giant man labelled Goliath dressed in armour with a spear facing off with a regular sized man labelled David with a slingshot; a rock has hit the centre of Goliath’s forehead, which is bleeding.
Bible d’Etienne Harding; E France (Cîteaux), c. 1109-1111; Dijon, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 14, f. 13r. [initiale.irht.cnrs.fr]

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