clæwetða, m.n: a clawing, scratching. (KLAE-wet-tha / ˈklæ-wɛt-θa)

Medieval manuscript image of a long-tailed lion wearing a crown, with one of his forepaws raised; his mouth is opened to reveal sharp teeth, and each paw has very large claws.
Luttrell Psalter; N England (Lincolnshire), 1325-40; British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 29v. []

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