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Poetic Diction - Germanic Languages
... opens the way for creating correct new kennings "How should man be periphrased? By his works, by that which he gives or receives or does he may also be periphrased in terms of his property, those things ... Woman should be periphrased with reference to all female garments, gold and jewels, ale or wine or any other drink, or to that which she dispenses or gives likewise with ...