esclice (c.1185)

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esclice (c.1185)

[ FEW: 17,151b *slitan; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,517b esclice; TL: 3,924 esclice; DEAF:  esclicier (esclice); DMF:  éclisse; TLF:  éclisse; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esclise,  esclisse;  eclice;  eclés,  eclise, 
pl. escliz  


1splinter, fragment
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  La lance en esclises vola  3664
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Les forz escuz font estroer, Les esclices amunt voler  3712
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Gui le refert en sun escu De sun espé trenchant molu. Que en halt fist les encliz voler  11151
2implementspatula, slice
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  puis le metez sur petite fue lent e movez bein od une esclice  i 48
( MS: c.1250 )  Hec spatula: esclice  i 414
3weaponswooden sword
( MS: s.xiii/xiv ) cum lignea spata: (D*) ou le clise de fusz, espeye de fust (var. (C: s.xiiiex) speye, esclyce;  (L: s.xiii) spey de trefe )  ii 139-40.67
4agriculturalimplementswingle-stock, instrument for beating hemp
( MS: s.xiii/xiv ) Hec sunt instrumenta mulieri(s) convenientia: forcipes et acus [...], girgillus et excudia gloss: (D*) eclise (var. (C: s.xiiiex) escuche, swigleand;  (D: s.xiii/xiv) escuce, swengle ), rupa, feritorium [...]  i 201.65 and ii 139.65
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