cheinse (s.xii4/4)

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cheinse (s.xii4/4)

[ FEW: 2/i,142b camisia; Gdf: 2,34c chainse; GdfC: ; TL: 2,166 chainse; DEAF:  chainse; DMF:  chainse; TLF: ; OED:  chaisel n.; MED:  cheisil adj. and n.; DMLBS: 296c casula ]
chainse,  cheince,  cheins,  chens,  chense,  chinche;  caince,  canse;  cence,  cinc,  cince,  cinche,  cinse;  csince;  geinse;  keinse,  kense;  scince,  since, 
pl. chonsus  ii 68  


1textilemuslin, fine linen
( MS: s.xiii1 )  sindonis: cheince  ii 97
( MS: s.xiiiex )  byssinas: cheinse  ii 57
2textilestrip of material, piece of cloth
( MS: s.xii4/4 ) ‘Chambre, [...] jamés n’estras paree [...]’ Si la destruist cum hum la ust preee. Ele i fait pendre cinces deramees  143
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii1 )  Kar Deu les volt ardeir a sun feu cumme cences  210
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  (The Christ child) de cynces fu envolupé  58.9
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Treis souz en une cinse mist En un escrin  215.89
( MS: c.1300 )  E metet une (a) tente […] e liet une cinse desuz  302.31
3costumelinen garment, chemise, shift
( 1200-50; MS: s.xiiim )  Il dunent chainses et souders As putains  122.117
( MS: s.xiii )  multicia: cainces  i 322
( MS: s.xiii )  cirmata: curte chenses  ii 111
( MS: s.xiii2 )  superus: cheinse  i 367
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  Sa (=J.C.’s) seinte canse si sacree Des sanglenz murdrers desputee  4141
4costumegirdle, band (of linen)
( MS: s.xiii )  instita: cheinse  ii 111
( MS: s.xiii )  perizoma: cheinse  ii 118
5textilekerchief (of linen)
( MS: s.xiii1 )  flamea: cheinse  ii 98
( MS: s.xiiim )  E lur cinches aporterent e lé lur drapels, Si culcherent dormir devant moi ambedous  4602
cheinse a dame
1costumerobe, gown
( MS: s.xiii )  teristra: geinse a dam  ii 146.42
( MS: s.xiiiex )  stola: cheynse a dame  i 335
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