smearcian, wk.v: to smirk, smile. (SMEH-ark-i-ahn / ˈsmɛar-kɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript image of a line of three hoofed creatures, each of which has two heads; the heads have toothy grins and wear gold crowns; the creature at the front of the line also has feathery wings.
Apocalypse; England, 13th century; British Library, Add MS 18633, f. 16r. []

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