bident (s.xii3/4)

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bident (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 1,354b bidens; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  bident; TLF:  bident; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 197b bidens ]
pl. bidentez  


1livestockmammals(two-year old) sheep
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Une neif (=snow) si liee cum toison de bident  5817
( 1306 )  e facez liverear [sic] a biden treyz mayles checun jour  115
( 1425 )  cestuy que ad comen a .c. bidentez  i 18.4
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