cigne (1121-35)

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cigne (1121-35)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1605a cycnus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,100c cisne; TL: 2,446 cisne; DEAF:  cisne; DMF:  cygne; TLF:  cygne; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 549a cycnus ]
cingne;  cin,  cine;  cinne;  cisne;  signe,  sine,  singne,  seyne  ii 93  

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1orn.zool.swan
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Fenix est uns oisaus [...], Cume cisne est formé  2220
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Un cisne aveit k'il mut ama: Le brief li ad al col lié E dedenz la plume muscié  162
( MS: c.1250 )  hic cignus: cigne  i 426
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Asne rezane (M.E. roreth), cine (M.E. suan) recifle (M.E. cisses)  255
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  ne de conelx et signes  129.13
herald. (as an armorial bearing) cygnet
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  oiseals […] portez en armes: […] cygne et heroun  92
( c.1350; MS: s.xvin )  R. de B. port d’argent ové un sautour de sable et syncque cignes d’argent en le sautour  328
( 1400-01 )  le Prince purra doner sa honurable liveree del cigne as ditz seignurs  iii 478
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