Riddle 44 from the Exeter Book: The Key

by Dianne McKnight-Warren

Translated by Dianne McKnight-Warren

Curiously made thing hangs near man's thigh under garment of lord. Is pierced in front. Is strong and hard, has good position when the man his own garment above knee raises, wishes to visit the familiar hole with his dangling object's head that he of equal length often filled before.