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boce (1121-25)

[ FEW: 1,467a *bottia; Gdf: 1,668b boce; GdfC: 8,333c boce; TL: 1,1010 boce; DEAF:  boce 1; DMF:  bosse; TLF:  bosse 1; OED:  boss n.1; MED:  boce n.; DMLBS: ]
boche,  booce,  boosce,  boose,  bos,  bose,  bosse,  bosze,  boz,  boze,  bouche,  ros  i 91  

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1lump, protuberance
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Veient en mer une boche Si cum ço fust une roche  1213
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  [...] Se vos trovez poisson [...] ki ait une grant bouche (vars. boce (CC)MS: s.xiii1) sor le dos [...]  290
( MS: s.xiii )  gibbus gallice: (C) boce (vars. bos (T)MS: s.xiii/xiv)  ii 27
( MS: s.xiii2 )  tuber: boze  ii 25
( MS: s.xiiiex )  gibbus gallice: bose  23
decor.boss (a raised ornament)
( 1403-04 )  Richard Litlee fuist trové en defaute de vi boses appellé anelettes pur un jakke  290
( 1423 )  i autre ceel (=saddle), garniz de copre dorrez [...] ovec ii bridell’, une peitrelx & i croper de xi boces d’arg’ dorrez  iv 225
armourmil.boss (of shield)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De suz la boche li fraint lescu faitiz  1883 var.
med.hump (on back)
( MS: s.xiii )  struma: boce in tergo  ii 107
med.pathol.abscess, boil, tumour, ulcer
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Et environ la plaie si naissent plusors bouches  i 251
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  un leprus ad trové Tut desfait e desfiguré. Rien n’i parut d’umaine figure, Tant curut des boces ordure  121vb26
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  De ses boces la quiture Desent par vostre vesture  1981
( MS: s.xiii )  apostema: bosse  i 147
( MS: s.xiii2 )  ulcus: un boce  ii 12
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  tut le cors fust repleny de boces pleyn de quyture  97
( MS: s.xiii2 )  strumam: (A) boce(vars. bose (T)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 19
fig.pathol.med.(morbid) growth
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  sanz vene e sanz boce (vars. boz (BN)MS: s.xivin) de tote (l. torte) conscience  161.24
2anat.big toe
( MS: s.xiii )  allucis: bosse  i 147
3costumehorn (of head-dress)
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  (Ladies of fashion) Portent les boces com cornues bestes; Sy nule seit descornue, de ly font les gestes  259
4herald. water-bouget
( c.1312 )  Sire W. de R. de goules a iij bouces de argent  410
bocium 
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