bem (c.1300)

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bem (c.1300)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  bemi 2; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  beam n. 1; MED:  bem n.; DMLBS: 191a bemum ]
beme,  beem,  beame,  beeme,  beesme  


( c.1300 )  il serra pendu en le moleyn seur le bem  i 74
( 1347-60 )  En deux bemes achatés a Sandwys par comandement du Roi pur mettre le mast de la Jonette plus arere pris iij s. vj d. du piece vij s.  E101/25/32, m.4
( 1360-62 )  .j. beesme de feer pur belaunces  E101/472/8
( 1394 )  a mettre lez plankes e trois grosses beames a southmettre  SC 8/119/5934
King’s beam, public balance (kept by Grocers’ Company)
( 1386 )  Item, paié a J.R. pour defendre le pursute dell Bem.  67
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