coign1 (c.1240)

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coign1 (c.1240)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1605b cydoneum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,121b coin 2; TL: 2,824 cöoing; DEAF: ; DMF:  coing; TLF:  coing; OED:  coyn n. / quince n.1; MED:  coin n.2 / quince n.; DMLBS: 549b Cydonius ]
coien,  coin,  coine,  coing,  cooin;  coon;  coyn,  coyne;  quince,  quoin; 
pl. queynis,  quincis,  quoinz,  quenz  89.595
pl. quuyns (l. qwyns?)  ii 153.77  


1fruitbot.quince, hard, astringent and pear-shaped fruit of the quince tree (Cydonia oblonga)
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  poires et coiens  i 117
( MS: c.1250 )  hoc coctanum: coign  i 427
( MS: s.xiiiex )  coctana: (C) coyns (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) quinces)  ii 143.77
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  Les quoins laschent le ventre, et por ce n'est mies bon de mangier mout de quoinz aprés mangier  133.2307
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Coynz (M.E. Coyns), cornaile et cirie  682
2fruitbot.(in error?) crab-apple, wild apple, fruit of the crab-apple tree (Malus sylvestris)
( MS: c.1300 )  mala maciana: g[allice] coyns  121.13r
char de coigns
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