Picte (1136-37)

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Picte (1136-37)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Pict n. and a.; MED:  Pict n.; DMLBS: 2276a Pictus ]
Pecte,  Pice  22  

It is also possible to read Pictes and Pectes with an accented second syllable (i.e. Pictés and Pectés) and to consider them variant spelling of Picteis (cf. entry Pictés in AND1). However, this unaccented form is equally possible and perhaps more likely as an Anglo-Norman equivalent to the word in English.

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1demonymPict, one belonging to a Celtic people inhabiting northern and eastern Scotland
( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ninan aveit einz baptizé les altres Pictes (var. Pecteis (D)MS: s.xiii2) del regné  968
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Les Pictes fist prendre e lier  4549
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  Pus devindrunt les Pictes de grant poer  36
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Peitou si est une province de France devers Nerbone; e est issi apelee aprés les Pectes ki jadis assemblerent a sei Engleis e Escoz, e vindrent en ceste province  38
Pehite  Picteis  Picteu  Pictien 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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