ge-gador-wist, f.n: an assembly for feasting. (“yay-GA-dor-weest”)
A royal feast for Richard II. Jehan de Wavrin’s Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d’Angleterre (c. 1470-1480). British Library, Royal 14 E. IV, f. 265v. [bl.uk]
ge-cow, n.n: what is chewed, food. (“yay-KOW”)
appel, m/n.n: an apple. (“ap-pell”)
Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. “Full-page miniature of God pointing out the apple tree to Adam and Eve.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1445. [digitalcollections.nypl.org]
gafol-fisc, m.n: fish paid as toll or tribute. (“gav-ol-feesh”)
Fishing lamprey. Illustration from a 15th-century edition of Tacuinum Sanitatis, a medieval handbook mainly on health, based on the Taqwīm as‑siḥḥah (Maintenance of Health), an 11th-century Arab medical treatise by Ibn Butlan of Baghdad. [commons.wikimedia.org]
wīn-tæppere, m.n: a wine-seller, tavern-keeper. (“ween-tap-peh-reh”)
Gluttony, in cuttings from Cocharelli’s Latin prose treatise on the Seven Vices. NW Italy (Genoa), c. 1330-c. 1340. British Library, MS Additional 27695, f. 14. [bl.uk]
ǣt-wēla, m.n: abundance of food, a feast. (“at-way-la”)
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bǣde-wēg, n.n: a cup. (“bad-eh-way”)
fynel, m.n: fennel. (“fuh-nel”)
A woman harvesting fennel. Tacuinum Sanitatis (a medieval health handbook based on an 11th-century Arab medical treatise). Italy (Verona), 1380-1399. Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library), Cod. Ser. n. 2644, fol. 41v. [bildarchivaustria.at]
ēst-mete, m.n: delicate meat, dainties, luxuries. (“est-meh-teh”)
wudu-blēd, f.n: a forest fruit. (“woo-doo-blehd”)
Boy stealing cherries in the Luttrell Psalter (1325-1340). British Library, Add. MS 42130. [British Library via vveshka]