base1 (s.xii1)

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base1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 1,272a basis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,298a base; TL: 1,858 base 1; DEAF:  base; DMF:  base; TLF:  base 2; OED:  base n. 1; MED:  bas(e n.; DMLBS: 185c basis 1 ]


1base, foundation
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Ki fundad la terre sur sa basse (Latin: basem)  187.CIII.5
bottom, base, ground
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  solum: (T) base  ii 19, pedestal (of column)
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  De cinc teises resunt li chapital, Les basses desuz resunt a cels esgal  (E) 12818
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Murs, voutes, basses e piliers  14861
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Vousures e pavementz, Pilers, basses e tablementz  406rubr
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