chiltrun (1280-1307)

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chiltrun (1280-1307)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sheltron n.1; MED:  sheltroun n.; DMLBS: ]
scheltrom,  schiltrome,  sheltron  


1mil.sheltron, phalanx or compact body of troops in battle array
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  En l’avaunt garde estoit […] en chiltruns (var. (B: s.xiv1/4) scheltrom; (Y: c.1327) sheltron) tant sarré  395.1746
( 1355-64; MS: s.xivex ) Lez avaunt ditz Escocez vindrent de tot aleyn en schiltrome, assemblerent sur lez bataillis des Englés, qi entassez estoint  74
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