escotale (1278-79)

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escotale (1278-79)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  scot-ale n.; MED:  scot-ale n.; DMLBS: 2978b scotala ]
ls(loanword: compound with M.E.)


1 law tax scot-ale, drinking feast or gathering organized by a manorial or municipal official for which a compulsory contribution of money or grain was exacted towards the ale
( 1278-79 )  La ou la chartre dit ke nul forester ne bedel ne face escotale [...] la veynent les foresters en aust et quillent tute manere de blé [...] e dunkes il funt lur cerveyse [...] e ceus ke la ne veynent beyvre  (ed. beyure) e donent deners [...] malement sunt punys  126
escot#1  scotale 
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