cranelyne (1373)

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cranelyne (1373)

[ FEW: *16,356a crane; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  crane (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  crane-line n.; MED:  crane n.1 (crane-line); DMLBS: ]


1ship.a line running from the topmast to the middle of the forestay
( 1373 )  [...] ij. girdinez, iij. cranelynz, ij. uptiez [...]  iii 153 (Guildhall Letter-Book G)
( 1409-11 )  ij. cranelynes febles pour steys et prioll' un veill' trepgetlyne pour yerdropes [...]  iii 71 (PRO E 101/44/17 m. 2)
cranage  line#1 
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