blōd-dolh, n.n: bleeding wound made by blood-letting. (BLOAD-doll’h / ˈbloːd-dɔlx)

Medieval manuscript image of one person sitting with their arm outstretched while another person, standing, cuts the arm with a knife, allowing the blood to fall into a bowl on the ground.
Le Régime du corps; N France (Lille?), 13th century; British Library, Sloane 2435, f. 11v. []

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