sprēawlian, wk.v: to sprawl, move convulsively. (SPRAY-a-wli-an / ˈspreːa-wlɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript image of a man sprawling on the ground, looking up at the lioness before him; three other men stand watching, one of them pointing to the lioness.
Ashmole Bestiary; England, early 13th century; Bodleian Library, MS Ashmole 1511, f. 10r. [digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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