glīw-word

glīw-word, n.n: word of a song; song, poem. (GLEE-ew-WORD / ˈgliːw-ˌwɔrd)

Medieval manuscript image of a woman seated on a bench, head tilted to the side, playing a harp that rests in her lap.
Gerald of Wales’s Topographia Hibernica; England (Lincoln?), c. 1196-1223; British Library, Royal MS 13 B VIII, f. 26r. [bl.uk]

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