boçu (c.1170)

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boçu (c.1170)

[ FEW: 1,467b *bottia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,334a boçu; TL: 1,1022 boçu; DEAF:  boce 1 (boçu); DMF:  bossu; TLF:  bossu; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bosçu,  bossu,  bosu,  boszu,  bozu;  boceous,  bocchus;  bosus,  bozeus,  bozeuz,  bozues,  bozus ,  bozzon  266  

a.

1humped, hunchbacked
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  de veillesce asorbi e bosçu  111
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  (J.C. will marry) Nees la clope e la boçue  17
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Kar li peccheur i unt pardun E li malade garaisun: Boçu e tor (l. tort) e pulentic  4427
( MS: s.xiii2 )  gibbosi: bosus  i 231
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  [...] chescun homme qe fust clop o boceous ou teignous  86
( MS: s.xiii2 )  strumosus: (D) gallice bozus  ii 27
fig.deformed
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  nule rien ne fet la conscience torte e bozuse fors pecché  163.31
2swollen
( c.1170 )  Unes glandres laides bozues Li sunt sur la face creues  3095
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Quant son chief virent tant esquas, blief e bosçu, sanglant, enflé  16ra
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Releverunt tut teus cum esteient En siecle od vice k’il aveient, Cum monacle e bozeuz  11825

s.

1hunch-back
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Le dos out curb cum un bosçu  627
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Releverunt tut teus cum esteient En siecle od vice k’il aveient, Cum monacle e bozeuz  11825
2bulbous-nosed person
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Sy jo ay graunt nees, ço est un bocchus  46.4
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