culvertage (s.xii3/4)

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culvertage (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,897b collibertus; Gdf: 2,402b culvertage; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1153 culvertage; DEAF:  culvert (culvertage); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  culvertage n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 530c culvertagium ]
covertage,  cuvertage  

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1villainy
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii1 )  cest secle est torné trestut a culvertage  1489
2slavery
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Prent treu de lur chefs en non de culvertage  5282
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Plusors rainst fors de culvertage  66rb
3wretch, scoundrel
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Dolent, cheitif, fel culvertage, Ki lur as fait itel damage  8593
mettre en culvertage
1to degrade to serfdom
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Franchement le (=the world) dona Dieu a humeine lignage, E cil (=Darius) par son orgoil le met en culvertage  945
( c.1185 )  N’est pas mis amis qui remeint, Tuz ceus qui unt quince anz d’eage, U jes mettrai en cuvertage  7878
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