ofer-brǣdels

ofer-brǣdels, m.n: a covering, veil, garment. (OV-er-BRAE-dels / ˈɔ-vɛr-ˌbræː-dɛls)

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Taymouth Hours. England, S.E.? (London?), 2nd quarter of the 14th century. British Library, MS Yates Thompson 13,  f. 73. [bl.uk]

hwītel

hwītel, m.n: a blanket, whittle, cloak, mantle. (HWEE-tell / ˈhwiː-tɛl)

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The Yale Lancelot of the Lake. France, 14th century. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 119, f. 398v. [gallica.bnf.fr]