chastun (c.1165)

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chastun (c.1165)

[ FEW: 16,301b *kasto; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,61a chaton 2; TL: 2,309 chaston; DEAF:  chaston; DMF:  chaton 2; TLF:  chaton 2; OED:  chaston n. / chaton n.2; MED: ; DMLBS: 295b casto ]
chaston;  chestun;  caston  

s.

1jewel.bezel (groove and flange holding a gem in its setting)
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  De fin or i aveit une unce, El chestun out une jagunce  130
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Un autre (=ring) en porterez […] U siet [enz] el chastun un entaillé saphir  2054
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  desuz la pere dedenz le chastun (var. chastim (Q)MS: s.xiii2) icest signe  280
( 1370 )  Qe nul ne face anel s’il ne soit a double caston  132
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