corde (s.xii¼)

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corde (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 2/i,645a chorda; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,198c corde; TL: 2,850 corde; DEAF:  corde; DMF:  corde; TLF:  corde; OED:  cord n.1; MED:  corde n.; DMLBS: 331a chorda ]
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1rope
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Lascent cordes, metent veil jus  385
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Le un dé chartrers est a li avalez e a une corde descendi  (B) 1049
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Le provost fra coyller tut le peyl des avers pur fere cordes  438
( MS: s.xiii2 )  iuxta restim: (C) corde, trays(vars. hart, veythe (D)MS: xiii/xiv; juste corde (L)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 74
string, long line
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Il fist aturner un present De mil sachees de frument […] E mil cordeles de pessun – Seichi fud e en cordes mis  2341
herald.tassel (as part of armorial bearing)
( c.1350; MS: s.xvin )  Le Roy de T. porte de azure ové trois chapeaux […] et les cordes de goules  321
2bond
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Ja peussiez veeir paisanz, e Flamens ki les lient, Mener en lur cordeles (vars. cordes)  1168
( MS: s.xiii )  retinacula: hars, corde  ii 116
3mil.bowstring
( 1372 )  cordes pur arkes  ii 107
( c.1373 )  deux centz cordes pur les ditez arkes  178
4musicstring (of musical instrument)
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  en harpe, en saltier de dis cordes (Latin: decachordo)  51.XXXII.2
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  fet les cordes suner, Tut issi cum en voiz l’aveit dit tut premier  2842
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Les cordes covient si adrescer Ke chescun acorde a sun per  6729
5bot.stalk, stem
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Mais qi voudra l'arbre garir, Et faire le ben revenir, Les cordes (=of the honeysuckle which is growing around the tree) coupe pres du soil  21
corde devant
equit.breast girth of saddle
( MS: s.xiii1 )  antelas: cordes devuat devant  ii 98
dreit cum corde
straight as a bowstring
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Celi est dreit cum corde K'a l’oie Deu bien s'acorde  6675
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