boschel (c.1185)

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boschel (c.1185)

[ FEW: 15/i,193b *bosk-; Gdf: 1,690c boschel; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1083 boscel; DEAF:  bois (boscel) / bois (boschel); DMF:  bosquel; TLF: ; OED:  bushel n.1; MED:  busshel n.1; DMLBS: 229a bussellus ]
pl.  boscés (?)  


1geog.treesbot.small wood
( c.1185 )  un boschel espés folu  3921
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E pres de l’abeie esteit [...] Une chapele en un boskel  121va35
woodland pleasures (?)
( 1305 )  aient estat de frannche (l. fraunche) chace & de franche garene. Et en tieu manere soient tenuz & gardez a son oeps pur totes manere de boscés & pur tote manere de deduiz que luy plera  i 178
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