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bois1 (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 15/i,192b *bosk-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,335b bois; TL: 1,1197 bois; DEAF:  bois; DMF:  bois; TLF:  bois; OED: ; MED:  bois n.; DMLBS: 209b boscus ]
boais,  boes,  boies,  boisce,  boishce,  boiz;  boise,  bos ;  boyis,  boyse,  boysse,  bous  ii 120 pl. boysz  iv 415  

s.

1geog.treesbot.wood(land)
( MS: s.xii1/3 )  nemus: bois vel wudea vel holt  i 26
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Bois repleniz de veneisun  1747
( c.1280 )  desaforester lur boys et lur terres  4
( 1302 )  pur ceo qe le boyis at esté lur commune pasture avaunt cest hore  SC 8/195/9726
( c.1325 )  Il alla au boys braunches couper  8.5
wood
( 1394 )  ové un cutell que jeo soley porter pour le boys  i 199
log (of wood), trunk (of tree)
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  Ou chiet boise, si sort noise  7.128
wood (for fuel)
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  pour tens d’yver assés de boais  49
2ven.hunting (esp. as opposed to hawking)
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  En riviere e en bois est lur delitement  2582
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  valet de grant maniere, Corteis et affaité de bois  649
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  (The amethyst) En bois done eur de berser E en rivere d’oyseler  84.391
bois cressant
treesbot.standing timber
( 1336 )  tut ount fait gastyne deyntz deus ans qe eyns fust espesse bois cressaunt  242
( 1382; MS: s.xv1 )  boys cressantz appurtenantz as ditz manoirs  178.58
gros bois
treesbot.mature trees, timber
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  e auxsi deyt hom veer si ly (l. yl or s’il y) ath fust cresaunt en le maner, ou boys gros ou menu qe hom puysse prendre meryn, verges [...]  436
halt bois
treesbot.mature trees, timber
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  auxi bien en le haute bois com en le suthbois  77
letuse de bois
letuse#1
bois sec
dead wood
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  que de boisce secche soient li vif carbon  ii 95.498
bois seisonable
treesbot.trees suitable for felling, mature timber
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  souz boys et boys sesonable, venduz et au vendre deinz les ditz forestes  188.23
colum dé bois
zool.orn.wood-pigeon
( MS: c.1250 )  palumbes: columb dé bois  i 418
muge de bois
muge#1
pume de bois
pume
pumer de bois
pumer
s’aller al bois
to take to the woods, go into the wild
( 1276-77 )  k’il ne soeffre ke nul lettre issie hors de la chaunceleré pur amener (=export) du blé hors de Irelande, car le pais est durement acheriiz e ila (l. la) justice dute ke les Irreis se voisent al bois par defaute […]  15
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