mægþ

mægþ, f.n: a maid, virgin, girl, maiden, woman. (MA-eyth)

Christine de Pisan sits at her desk while Minerva (goddess of Wisdom) stands nearby, carrying her sword and shield of truth. Christine de Pisan’s Le livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie. England (London), 1434. London, British Library, Harley 4605, f. 3. [bl.uk]