anguille (s.xiiiin)

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anguille (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 24,567a anguilla; Gdf: 1,294c anguille; GdfC: 8,123c anguille; TL: 1,395 anguile; DEAF:  anguile; DMF:  anguille; TLF:  anguille; OED:  anguille; MED:  anguille n.; DMLBS: 86a anguilla ]
anguile,  anguilhe;  angule,  anguoille,  angoille,  anguillie,  angwil,  angwile;  angille,  anguoillie  4474
pl. angulus,  enguilhes  

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1ich.zool.eel
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Pur la plenté k’a ou mareis D’anguillies et de peissons freis  308
( MS: c.1250 )  hec anguilla: anguille  i 415
( c.1300 )  Les uns (fishes) ont une pias sens escales, cum sunt ballaines et porpois et enguilhes  122.1867
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  playz, sooles, floundres, anguillies, ne nul autre manere de peyçoun  102
( MS: c.1325 )  pus mettés gres de angwil  100.96
( 1485-1509 )  Item […] le brocour avera pur brocage […] Anguilles salés pur le barelle gross’ - iiij d.  E163/9/21, f.20v
anguille ruge
1zool.ich.red eel
( 1482-83 )  mette au vende ascuns anguillez rougez  ii 471
tenir l’anguille par la cue
1prov.to hold an eel by the tail, i.e. not to have a proper hold on something
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ki de mun (=woman’s) semblant mult se lue, Cil tent l’anguille dreit par la cue  1374
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