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cerf1 (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/i,613b cervus ; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,20a cerf; TL: 2,127 cerf; DEAF:  cerf; DMF:  cerf; TLF:  cerf; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 321a cervus ]
cierf;  serf,  serve; 
pl. cers,  cervs; 
pl. cerves,  cervez; 
pl. serfs,  serves,  cervefs  187  

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1mammalszool.stag
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  berbiz [...] Tutes erent itant grandes Cum sunt li cers par ces landes  390
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Urs e liuns e cers e deims  1233
( MS: s.xii2 )  cervus: heort .i. cerf  i 22
( c.1200; MS: c.1300 )  le rei e Desiré [...] a un grant serf anbedui traient; il ne l'oscient ne ne plaient  425
( s.xiv1/4; MS: s.xivm )  Le cerf porte os, e le sengler e le deym argos  34
2stag-skin
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Le barge Labam [...] Coverie estoit de serfs et oynt de pis bullie  323
3implementdomesticdrinking-horn
( 1397 )  […] mon second meillour cerf d’or et un hanap d’or  i 231
lange de cerf
lange#2
teste de cerf
1herald.(as an armorial bearing) stag’s head
( MS: c.1334 )  M. de H., d’argent a un fés de sable, en les fés troiz testes de serf d’or  m 4
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