chastreu (1312-13)

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chastreu (1312-13)

[ FEW: *2/i,316a capsus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  chass-tree n.; MED:  ches-treu n.; DMLBS: ]
Compound with M.E. (?)


1ship.chess-tree (piece of wood bolted perpendicularly on a ship's side to confine the clew of the mainsail)
( 1312-13 )  Et encore en merryn pur fotekes et chastreus et autres menues peces a la nief  i 43
( c.1350 )  Eidem pro chastereux de virga dicte Galeate  i 43
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