chevestre (1213)

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chevestre (1213)

[ FEW: 2/i,251a capistrum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,75c chevestre; TL: 2,368 chevestre; DEAF:  chevestre; DMF:  chevêtre; TLF:  chevêtre; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 327c chevestrum ]
cheveistre,  cheveste,  chevester,  chevetre;  chievestre;  cavestre,  chavestre  

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1halter, head-stall
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  s’eust por frein chievestre E ij ou iij pels de moutons En leu de saele  18vb
( MS: c.1250 )  hoc capistrum: chevestre  i 425
2med.facial bandage
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  com de chevestre metez un apoial por le nes retenir en sun liu  i 50
3fig.captivity
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (Maud is captured) Et Robert sun frere demort en lur chevestre  i 486
se juer en chevestre
to rule the roost
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  Par tot estey sire e mestre. Mes ore me juhe en chevestre, Kaunt la cité Acre ay pris, Dount jeo me su mult entremis (vars. Kaunt tuz pays e regnez A ma devise sunt guyez (B)MS: c.1330)  58
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