davyot (1338)

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davyot (1338)

[ FEW: 3,20b David; Gdf: 2,424c daviot; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF:  davier; OED:  davit n.; MED:  daviot n.; DMLBS: ]


1ship.a crane projecting on a ship's bow to hoist the anchor
( 1338 )  La hulk appelee 'Christofre de la Toure'..un handgone, un petit batell appelle le cokke, un grand tawe, un davyot pur le forechasteil.  475
( 1373 )  pout le batel .xxx. ores, .j. davyot pour mesme le batell de servir a nostre sieur le roi a ceste present voiage sur la meer  iii 153
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