unlyb-wyrhta, m.n: a poison-maker, one who prepares poisons for purposes of witchcraft, a sorcerer. (UN-lueb-WUER-h’ta / ˈʌn-lyb-ˌwyrx-ta)

Medieval manuscript image of two hooded women mixing herbs together in a cauldron; one holds a large paddle for stirring.
The Pilgrimage of the Life of Man; England, 15th century; British Library, Cotton MS Tiberius A VII/1, f. 70r. [bl.uk]

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