berbiz (s.xii1/3)

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berbiz (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 14,337a vervex; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,370b brebis; TL: 1,1131 brebiz; DEAF:  brebiz; DMF:  brebis; TLF:  brebis; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 193b berbex ]
berbees,  berbés,  berbez,  berbice,  berbis,  berbit,  berbite,  berbitz;  brebés,  brebiz;  barbé,  barbitt,  barbiz ,  berbriz  77  

s._sg._and_pl.

1mammalslivestockzool.sheep
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  E femme l’ait al col liee En un fil de laine deugie[e] De berbiz que seit enpregniee,  239.1070
( MS: s.xii2 )  ovis: sep .i. berbiz  i 22
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 )  Un aultre en la cité estoit Si poure, qe nul bien n'avoit Fors un berbitz  25
( MS: c.1250 )  Hic et hec bidens: berbis  i 418
livestockmammalssheep, flock
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cum garderat berbiz Qui nenn ad nul pastiz?  69
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Nul bercher ne deit departir de cez (=ses) berbiz pur aler a feires  286.c63
fig.eccl.sheep, flock
( 1351-52 )  [...] Deen de Everwyke, qi avoit par tote Engleterre berbiz (=’flocks’, i.e.benefices) sanz nombre  75
2skinssheepskin
( MS: 1419 )  Item, i peir gauntz de berbis, pur i denier obole, et le meillour pur ii deniers  732
fel de berbiz
fel#1
poille de berbiz
poille
berbiz lanus
lanu
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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