waroþ-gewinn, n.n: the strife of waves near the shore, the surge. (WA-roth-yeh-WIN / ˈwa-rɔθ-jɛ-ˌwɪn)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a monk gesturing towards a beam of wood on the shore; three monks look on from their boat in the rolling blue waves.
Bede’s Prose Life of St Cuthbert; England (Durham), late 12th century; British Library, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 45v. [bl.uk]

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