empenum (s.xiii1/4)

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empenum (s.xiii1/4)

[ FEW: *8,526b pinna; Gdf: 3,57c empennon; GdfC: ; TL: 3,99 empenon; DEAF:  pene (empenon); DMF:  empennon; TLF:  empenne (empennon); OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
empennun;  enpenoun  


1orn.zool.pinion, flight-feather
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiiex )  Treis empennuns de egle sunt ke ele ad choisie, Ke a la fleche de fil de or mut estreit les lie  954
( MS: 1272-82 )  les enpenouns ben juinaunt as eles  81
weaponsmil.(of an arrow) feather
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiiex )  Fer et fleche e empenums e noche ne faut mie  948
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