bōc-līc, adj: book-like, biblical, bookish, relating to books. (BOAK-leech / ˈboːk-liːtʃ)

Medieval manuscript image of a haloed man sitting and looking off to his left, holding a pen in his right hand and an open book in his left hand.
Gospel Book; France (Reims), c. 860; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.728, f. 14v. [ica.themorgan.org]

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