ȳstan

ȳstan, wk.v: to be stormy. (UE-stahn / ˈyː-stan)

Medieval manuscript image two winged heads blowing rain and wind down upon a group of ships that toss in the waves; one ship has already foundered, with bodies floating in the water amidst the debris.
Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César; Italy (Naples), 14th century; British Library, Royal MS 20 D I, f. 176v. [bl.uk]

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