cordele (s.xii1)

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cordele (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,646a chorda; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,199a cordele; TL: 2,853 cordele; DEAF:  corde (cordele); DMF:  cordelle; TLF:  cordelle; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 331b chordella ]


1thin cord
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  […] Quant des cordeles flaels fist  750
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  li mires […] teinge le chef de cele cordele  i 84
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  une cordele Pur ceynture  874
string, long line
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Il fist aturner un present De mil sachees de frument E mil cordeles de pessun  2340
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Ja peussiez veeir paisanz, e Flamens ki les lient, Mener en lur cordeles cum gent de paenie  1168
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Si rien atuchet la cordele, Tost pot oir male novele  4405
4kinshipline, descent (of inheritance)
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  si lur fist pursedeir en cordele le heredité (Latin: possedere eos fecit in funiculo hereditatem)  143.LXXVII.55
frere de cordele
( MS: 1272-82 )  […] si tous nous rendisoums As freres de cordele  71
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