lǣce-bōc

lǣce-bōc, f.n: leechbook, book of medical remedies. (LATCH-uh-BOAK / ˈlæː-tʃə-ˌboːk)

A page of parchment with a block of Old English writing in brownish-black ink.
Bald’s Leechbook; England (Winchester?), mid-10th century; British Library, Royal MS 12 D XVII, f. 12v. [bl.uk]

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