morþor-hūs, n.n: ‘murder-house’, house of torment, hell. (MOR-thor-HOOS / ˈmɔr-θɔr-ˌhuːs)

Medieval manuscript image of three hairy, winged demons carrying and tormenting two humans; a dragon-like creature bites the shoulder of one of the humans, and the other human holds a giant key; horns and even the heads of other monstrous creatures protrude from the demons’ bodies.
Winchester Psalter; England (Winchester), 12th century; British Library, Cotton MS Nero C IV, f. 38r. []

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