ā-melcan, str.v: to milk. (ah-MELL-kahn / a-ˈmɛl-kan)

Medieval manuscript image of a woman crouched beside a large red cow, milking it into a pail; only the rear half of the cow is visible.
Bestiary; S England (Salisbury?), 2nd quarter of 13th century; British Library, Harley 4751, f. 23r. [bl.uk]

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