comble2 (s.xiii1/4)

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comble2 (s.xiii1/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1527a cumulus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,129a comble 2; TL: 2,588 comble 2 /2,589 comble 3; DEAF:  comble 1; DMF:  comble 2; TLF:  comble 2; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 532b cumulus ]
coumble,  cumble;  counble;  coomb,  coumb,  cumb,  cumbe  

s.

1heap, pile
( c.1250; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Comble de blé, somme des biens  (5) 143r
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Lesqueux (=stones) ils assemblauntz firent une cumble  24va
( MS: 1419 )  des rues, des venelles a garder nettez saunz coumble des fiens et de ordure  288
2volumeunit(heaped) measure
( MS: s.xiii1 )  modus: cumb  ii 101
( c.1285; MS: c.1312 )  Vos provotz e vos gerenters (l. gerneters) fetes charger par mesure rese, […], kar au cumble est grant fraude  324
volumeunitmeasure (of grain)
( MS: s.xiii1/4 )  ces ne doivent achater al plus fors une cumbe de blé  724
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Grant fouleie dist hom des vileins […] mute des chiens, Coumble de blé  232
difference between heaped and razed or stricken measure
( MS: s.xiii1/4 )  Et auxsi deyt hom […] tut jurs alower a iiij. quarter le .v. pur le comble  724
( MS: s.xiv2/3 )  par mesure rasé saunz comble ou cantel  477.21

a.

1heaped
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Amur n’est mie amur ke ne se desmesure Ne qui a Deu se doune meins ke a cumble mesure  p.xiv
( 1272-1307 )  […] deit estre la charette de un quarter pleyn coumble, et si meins soit, soit forfait  100
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  la tres grant joie ke vus […] ne dorriez […] pur plein cest mond comble de or esmerez  264.27
a comble
brimfull
( 1330 )  […] ont pris xxv. quarters des bledz pur xx. quarters, purceo q’ils ont mesuré chescun bussel a coumble  i 262
encombler 
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