bulk (s.xivin)

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bulk (s.xivin)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  bulk n.1; MED:  bulk n.; DMLBS: 223a bulcum ]
bolke  

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1ship.merch.ship’s cargo (as a whole)
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  les biens e les merchaundises qe venent a meyme la vyle par ewe a vendre, qe dil houre q’il seyent deschargez [...] ou qe les marchauntz eyent de ceo renz venduz, auxi com l’em dyt en engleys ‘broken bolke’  156
( c.1365 )  les marchants avoient debrisé la bulk de la nef  72
( 1397 )  si ascun marchant qe eit biens ou merchandises deinz ascun karryk [...] vende parcell de ses merchandises ou bruse bulk. de nief [...]  iii 344
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