[escawinger] (1366)

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[escawinger] (1366)


[ FEW: *17,56b schouwen; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  escauwigner; TLF: ; OED:  scavenger n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2958a scavingor ]
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1 occupation tax merch. scavager, official appointed to levy ‘scavage’ customs, whose duty it is to clean and maintain the streets
( 1366 )  qe vous facetz chargier conestables, escawangers et bedels, q’ils facent paver et nettement voyder totes maners de fymes, trunkes, robouses et autres ordeures hors des chymyns et venelles  337
eschawinge  scawage  scawageour  scawinge 
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