donjun (c.1185)

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donjun (c.1185)

[ FEW: 3,130a *dominio; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,408a donjon; TL: 2,2019 donjon; DEAF: ; DMF:  donjon; TLF:  donjon; OED:  dungeon n.; MED:  dongoun n.; DMLBS: ]
donjoun;  dongon,  dongoun,  dongun;  doungeon,  dounggeon,  dungoun,  dungun;  dangon,  dangun,  danjun  


1archit.(castle) keep
( c.1185 )  Jo vei la tur e le dangun  437
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 )  A tant devale le dungun  2124
( 1230-53 )  Les treis bailles du chastel Ki [...] defendent le dongon  711
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  la tour par dedeinz, q’est en my lieu de chastel, qe homme appelle dounggeon  81
( 1374 )  l’auncien toure appellez le ‘Doungeon’ deinz nostre chastelle de P.  ii 242
2keep used as prison
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  il est bricun, E (var. (B: s.xiv1/4) El) clostre dust estre, ou en dungun  6696
( MS: s.xiv1 )  ly roi descendist en un bas dongoun  ii 434
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