hrīm-ceald, adj: icy cold. [HREEM-CHAY-ald]

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the rime-cold sea. Read and hear it on Patreon.


Calendar page for February, painted by the Limbourg brothers for Jean, Duc de Berry: “Medieval and Renaissance Interiors” by Eva Oledzka, found on Patricia Lovett’s blog. Does anyone have more specific manuscript info? []


ungemet-ceald, adj: excessively cold. [un-yeh-MET-CHE-ald]

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Keeping warm. Marginalia from a Book of Hours. N. France, (Saint-Omer or Thérouanne), c. 1318-1325. British Library, Add MS 36684, f. 2v. []