cheveron (c.1192)

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cheveron (c.1192)

[ FEW: 2/i,306a *capreus; Gdf: 2,117c cheviron; GdfC: 9,77c chevron; TL: 2,378 chaviron; DEAF:  chevron; DMF:  chevron; TLF:  chevron; OED:  chevron n.; MED:  cheveroun n.; DMLBS: 327b chevero ]
cheveroun,  cheverun;  cheviron,  chevron,  chievron;  chiverom,  chiveron;  chefferoun,  cheffron,  chefrune;  keverun;  scheveron,  ceverundis  ii 88 geveruns  i 74  

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1build.archit.beam, rafter (of a building)
( MS: c.1250 )  hoc tignum vel -nus: cheveron  i 421
( 1299-1300 )  le dit mestre A. de C., charpenter, doit fere coper cheverouns en acun aluee ou autre bois  E101/482/17
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Cumble, heez et cheveroun (M.E. sparre)  441
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiiin )  Freinte le (=house) unt li larun, N’i ad remis cheveron  (C) 718
ship.spar (of a ship)
( 1312-13 )  En .xxxvj. cheverons et .ccc. bords por faire le chastel de la nief  E101/612/31 m 1
2herald.chevron, representation of an inverted 'V'
( c.1275 )  […] d’or al chef de gule a une chefrune d’argent en le chef  48.55
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  En la baner jaune avoit Fesse entre deus cheverons vermaus  102.47
( 1378-79 )  Item, un grant hanap owé chefferounys sur le covercle  E101/400/7
3wooden peg, pin
( c.1192; MS: c.1275 )  Li tref (=of palace) e trestut li cheverun […] D’un fust sunt fet mult precius  133.Y651
( MS: s.xiiiex )  epiros: (L) cheveruns(var. clowis (D)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 48
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