galg-trēow, n.n: a gallows-tree, cross. (GALLG-TRAY-oh / ˈgalg-ˌtreːɔw)

Medieval manuscript image of Christ’s crucifixion, with a tree on either side of the cross; the illustration is framed by a foliate border, in the four corners of which are the symbols of the four evangelists: winged man, eagle, winged lion and winged ox.
Winchester Psalter; England (Winchester), late 11th century; British Library, Arundel MS 60, f. 52v. []

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