escarmuche (1355-62)

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escarmuche (1355-62)

[ FEW: 17,118a *skirmjan; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,506b escaramuche; TL: 3,817 escarmuche; DEAF: ; DMF:  escarmouche; TLF:  escarmouche; OED:  escarmouche n.; MED:  escarmish n.; DMLBS: 3106a skirmagium ]
eskirmouche  

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1mil.skirmish
( 1355-62; MS: s.xivex )  Joefnes gentz de la garnisoun courrerent testousement au plus loinz boute de la vile, qe al hour fust gast decehu, qi comencerent le eskirmouche  82
( 1394; MS: s.xv1 )  la nuyt ensuyant feurent faites pluseurs escarmuches  223.37
eskirmoucheour  eskirmiger 
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