bōsm

bōsm, m.n: bosom, breast, chest; enclosure formed by the breast and the arms; sheltering embrace. (BOH-zum / ˈboː-zəm)

It’s Hug A Medievalist Day!

Medieval manuscript image of two people dressed in armour embracing cheek to cheek, one holding a helmet in hand, while a horse adorned in a caparison looks on.
Arthurian Romances; France, late 13th century; Yale University Library, Beinecke MS 229, f. 99r. [collections.library.yale.edu]

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