ciste (1343-50)

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ciste (1343-50)

[ FEW: 2/i,715b cista; Gdf: 2,141a ciste; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  ciste; DMF:  ciste 1; TLF: ; OED:  chest n.; MED:  chaste n.2; DMLBS: 347a cista 1 ]
cist,  cixte  

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1box, casket
( 1376 )  deux cixtes d’argent  228
( 1396 )  en laquelle ciste furent diverses marchandises  471.740
casket, coffin
( 1343-50 )  le corps mort de R. enclos […] dedeinz une ciste  4.22
( MS: s.xivex )  le dit W. duist avoir pris le mayn le dit J. hors de sa cist aprés sa mort  307
Commune Ciste
Common Purse, community chest
( 1353 )  Qe nul bailif qe soit eslu pur soun temps ne soit Claver de la Comune Ciste  13
cheste#1 
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