eschec2 (c.1136-37)

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eschec2 (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 19,166b sah; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,513a eschec; TL: 3,878 eschec 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  échec; TLF:  échec 1; OED:  chess n. 1 / check int., n. 1; MED:  ches n. / chek inter., n.; DMLBS: 2948b scaccarium ]
eschek;  eskek;  echek, 
pl. escheks; 
pl. eschés,  eschetz,  eschez; 
pl. chés,  chez,  chiez  63.273  

s._pl.

1chess
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Orgar juot a uns eschés, Un giu qu’il aprist as Daneis  3649
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  cil qui des chez (l. d’eschez?) le jeu trova  23.104
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  J. e F. tut souls sistrent en une chambre juauntz a escheks  22.33
(chess) game, strategy
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  E mult si purra l’en amender Ki a tuz les eschés voldra juer. Kar ki ke voldra ententivement Des gius aprendre le doctrinement [...]  9.10
par eschec
chessgames(situation of being) in check
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  Aufin qui est en coverte Par eschec [...]  1103
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  le vermail (=king) trere ne estoet, Si par eschek noun  48.1587
eschec dire
chessgamesto place in check
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Li reis neir tret premirement, Si nun, tost eust sun jugement. De l’un des alfins eschek dirra, Mes li vermeil aler porra En l’angle [...]  11.87
( MS: s.xiiim )  Li diebles par III faus tres cest reis enangla E lui dist un echek e issi la mata  17
eschec mat dire
chessgamesto check-mate
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  Primes ov le alfyn eschec si dira, Altre eschec ov le chivaler [...] L’altre chivaler a discovert eschec mat dira  49.1843
eschec plener dire
chessgamesto check-mate
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Al tierz trait en la garde del chivalier Li (=the red king) dirra li roc eschek plenir  11.96
faire eschec
chessgamesto check(mate)
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  Puys ov l'altre roc altre eschec fra  32.232
to defeat
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Unques ne fist T. de B. Si mal eschec a ceus de France né Cum vus ferrunt li Surreis aduré  733
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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