coffre (c.1240)

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coffre (c.1240)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1152b cophinus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,118b cofre; TL: 2,524 cofre; DEAF:  cofre; DMF:  coffre; TLF:  coffre; OED:  coffer n.; MED:  cofre n.; DMLBS: 486c cophinus ]
coeffre,  coefre;  coffer,  coffir;  cofer,  cofere,  cofir,  cofre;  cooffre,  coufre,  crofe  ii 125.1  


1domesticbox, trunk, chest, case (for storing or transporting valuables)
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Fetes […] mes coferes overir E mes vestemens metez avant  163.113
( MS: s.xiii )  clitella: cofre  30
( MS: s.xiii ) onofora: (C*) gallice coffres  ii 146.45
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ne lessent cofre ne forcer  1753
( MS: s.xiii2 )  scrinia: cofirs  i 160
( MS: s.xiii2 )  clitella: (D) cofre (var. (T: s.xiii/xiv) fardel)  ii 19
( 1373 )  les queux deux lettres sont mys en le coffre pardesuis la receyte de la duchié de Lancastre  748
unitvolumetrunk, chest
( 1430 )  .xxxiij. bales, .iiij. coffer, .xx. fardels  109


1finan.coffers, treasury
( a.1399 )  .iij. mille li. d’ore et d’argent de les cofres nostre seignur le roy  87.30
( 1401-02; MS: s.xv1 )  les .ccc. marcz […] d’estre liverez a voz cofrez propres  393.18
clerc, garde des coffres
1occupationtreasurer, cofferer (of royal or noble household)
( 1433-34; MS: c.1449 )  G. de F. clerc et garde dé privés coffres  B194
garde des coffres
( 1433-34; MS: c.1449 )  aprés ce qu’il fut dischargié de la garde des coffres de mondit seigneur  B175
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