chevel (c.1136-37)

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chevel (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/i,342b caput; Gdf: 2,113a chevel 2; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  chief (chevel); DMF:  chevel 2; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1statuschief, head
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  E ne remaindra hoem antif en ta maisun ki evesche seit e de la lei chevel  8


1statuschief, principal
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Mais les chevels homes barons Vont a la vile as meisons  2591
( s.xii )  Treis folkesimo[t]z chevels sunt en l’an  ii 50
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  siuuns nostre Seignur Jesu Crist sicum nostre chevel gunfanunier  ii 6
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Moult rent graces al ray celestre Qui de touz sens est chevel maistre  6
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