eschargaite (s.xii2/4)

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eschargaite (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 17,103a *skarwahta; Gdf: 3,369a eschargaite; GdfC: ; TL: 3,855 eschargaite; DEAF: ; DMF:  échauguette; TLF:  échauguette; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 801c eschaugwaita ]
eschaugueite,  eschealwaite;  eschielguaite,  eschilguaite;  eschalguaite,  eschekguet  

s.

1occupationwatchman, sentinel
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Metent lur eschargaytes contre l’avespree  597
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Li reis esteit dedenz sun paveillun, Li eschielguaite delez e envirun  714
( 1214-16 )  fut enz el trone mis [...] De seinte iglise universale, En la bretesche principale Com eschaugueite  1247
2watch(-keeping)
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Icele noit n'unt unkes escalguaite  2495
3watch, watch-post
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  Chescun ad espeie ceinte de queu part ke il aille, Ces veillent a l'eschekguet, ke nul ne la travaille  1338
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