eschei (c.1136-37)

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eschei (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 17,109a *skif; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,551c esquif; TL: ; DEAF:  esquif; DMF:  esquif; TLF:  esquif; OED:  skiff n.1; MED:  skif n.; DMLBS: ]

pl. escheiz,  eschiez,  eskauz  


1ship.skiff, small boat
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Un an aprés vindrent Daneis A Escepeie od lur escheiz  2506
( c.1185 )  Ben ferai garder lor eschei  548
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Les eskauz as nefs turnerent: La mer passer ben quiderent  2473
( c.1185 )  Coment qu’il fust de cest eschei, Trop suffrez travail pur mei  2099
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