Geslægene grindlas greáte
forged large gratings,
- Cd. 19; Th. 24, 27; Gen. 384.
- Guest, English Rhythms, ii. 40, note 1, observes 'As far as we can judge from the drawing which accompanies the description, the grindel was a kind of heavy iron grating, which rather encumbered the prisoner by its weight, than fixed him in its grasp.'
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