dosser (s.xii)

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dosser (s.xii)

[ FEW: 3,144b dorsum; Gdf: 2,754a dosser /2,754b dossier /2,754c dossiere; GdfC: ; TL: 2,2039 dosser /2,2039 dossiere; DEAF: ; DMF:  dossier1; TLF:  dossier; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 723c dorsalis /724a dorsarium ]
dossere,  dossier;  doser,  doseur,  dooser;  docer,  dociere;  dorser,  dorsor  


1equit.back-strap, ridge-strap (of harness)
( c.1290; MS: s.xv1 )  (the cart-horse) En dors porte le dosser (M.E. cartsadel or the rig rope)  (O) 338rb
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  Le dosser en la sele de cureies est enclos  389
2textiledossal, curtain
( MS: s.xii ) dossarsum (in error for 'dorsarium'): dossere  i 21
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  doosers estendeus, qe pendoient des pilers d’argent  79.25
( 1364-72 )  une sale embroidré de diverses oeverages d’or et de soy contenante un dorser ové quatre cousters  E101/395/2/130
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  pur la sale un grant doser ovesque lez tapetez, bankers [...]  5.7
( 1423 )  i doser ovec ii costers de worsted  iv 234
eccl.liturgicaltextiledecor.dossal, ornamental cloth, hung at the back of the altar
( 1307-08 )  pour demi drap d'or et de velvel a fair un dossier a autel  519
( 1433 )  (for an altar:) deux frontiers, deux dossiers, deux paremens pour les touailles parees  B93
( s.xivin )  Item [...] 2 dossiers de divers fruyt [...] Item 3 paigners  46
( 1371 )  in aula .j. dorsor de rubio [...]  sub costera (507b)
( 1382 )  Et avons auxint arssez les faux dorsers & forfait le pesson amesné en ycell’  iii 142
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