wæterian, wk.v: to water, supply with water. (WAE-teh-ri-ahn / ˈwæ-tɛ-rɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a little house with thatched roof beside a stream; the stream feeds through a large wheel and flows on past the house.
Luttrell Psalter; N England (Lincolnshire), 1325-1340; British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 181r. [bl.uk]

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