My Word! April 14

ˈnich, kəˈn
A bundle of wood tied together, a fagot
It was going to be a cold night, so Harry brought another knitch over to the campfire.
I could not find when we first started using the word knitch, but it does actually come from the Middle English word knytche, knucche. So where did it come from before Middle English? Latin as usual? Nope, it all goes back to the Old English word gecnycc, meaning bond.

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Betsey Ellis

Betsey is a recovering agent of Satan (.i.e. a legal professional) now working towards a lifetime goal of becoming a perfectly sane cat lady, medieval clothing designer, and occasional playwright. Maybe even finish my doctorate.....nyah, probably not, who needs another expert in Elizabethan Law and its effect on the growth of the middle class.