arpent (s.xii3/4)

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arpent (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 25,177b arepennis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,188b arpent; TL: 1,546 arpent; DEAF: ; DMF:  arpent; TLF:  arpent 1; OED:  arpent n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 125b aripennis ]


1lengthunita measure of length, area
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De mors e de palmez (var. navrez (P)MS: c.1310) sunt li champ (var. sunt arpent (P)MS: c.1310) jonché  3206 (var.)
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  de Bleiz jusqu'a Saint Liz n'a un arpent de blé  i 51.1075
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  unkes Deu ne fist beste […] ke li ateindreit de un arpent mesuré  545
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  La meson ou il gisoit Estoit tant orde et tant puoit Que nul ne poit aval le vent Aprocher pres de un bon arpent  38.52
arpent de terre
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  juger, -ris gallice: un arpent de terre (spacium quantum unus bos potest arare de die)  ii 34
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