billette1 (c.s.xii1)

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billette1 (c.s.xii1)

[ FEW: 1,364a *bilia; Gdf: 1,649c bilete; GdfC: 8,326a billette 2; TL: 1,976 billete; DEAF:  bille 2 (billete); DMF:  billette 2; TLF:  billette 2; OED:  billet n.2; MED:  billet n.2; DMLBS: 199a billettum 1 ]
billet;  bilet,  bilette,  pl. bellettz  

s.

1logs, firewood
( 1358 )  Johan Rose [...] chargea sa dite nief ovesque bilet  500
2peg (of wood)
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  (In the harness) Devant les braceroles (=eyes) sunt billez (M.E. pinnes) Tailés de coteus ou de hachez  887
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  la billette ke tient Corusce (=anger, as name of wheel) si est surquidurie [sic]  9
3gamesimplementskittle
( MS: c.s.xii1 )  pyrgus -gi .i. campus alearum et pyramella -le .i. billet  i 45
4metalbar (of metal)
( 1353 )  billettes d’or  i 338
5herald.billet (an oblong figure set upright)
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  Cil ki porte dance e bilettes De or en asur a l’assaut court  121.874
( MS: c.1334 )  Monsire B.G., d’or a x bellettz de sable  m 4
ju de billette
fig.game of skittles, trifling matter
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Haut est la religiun de Clunnie & mult nette, Ben le sachez, beau frere, n’est pas giu de bilette  20.38
juer a billette
gamesto play skittles, undertake something lightly
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  De femme prendre a espuser N’est mie a billette juer  2406
billettes pudrés en l’escu
herald.billety
( c.1350; MS: s.xvin )  J. de E. porte d’azur a une fesse dauncee d’or ové billetz d’or poudrés en l’escu  324
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