afflote (c.1235)

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afflote (c.1235)


[ FEW: *15/ii,149a *flot-; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  afloat a. and adv.; MED:  aflote adv.; DMLBS: ]
M.E. (?)


1ship.afloat, on the sea
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Les oraisuns e lermes de vertu sunt tant [...] Ke l’ewe ki est parfunde e raedde a flot briant, Retraite e[n] sun chanel, va si apetizant Ke n’i fust nus a flote, ne batel ne chalant  792
( 1347-60 )  Et en les gages de xvij delveres overaunt sur la debresure des delfs en queux les ditz escomers furunt de les forsmestre afflote  E101/25/32, m.4
flote#1  floter 
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