malscrung, f.n: bewitching, fascination. (“mall-shroong”)
wæfer-solor, m.n: a stage. (“WA-vair-SO-lor”)
hwītel, m.n: a blanket, whittle, cloak, mantle. (“HWEE-tell”) #blanketgate #Kzoo2017 Stay warm, medievalists!
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cracettan, wk.v: to croak. (“KRAH-chet-tahn”)
synder-weorðtmynt, n: a special honour, prerogative. (“SUN-der-WAY-ortht-munt”)
wer womma leas: a flawless man. (“wair wom-ma lay-ahs”)
ge-gador-wist, f.n: an assembly for feasting. (“yay-GA-dor-weest”)
lyft-wynn, f.n: the pleasantness of the air. (“luft-wun”)
wīc-stōw, f.n: a dwelling-place; a camp, encampment. (“week-stow”)
ge-swinc-dæg, m.n: a labour-day, day of toil. (“yay-SWEENK-dag”)
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