escuil (1121-25)

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escuil (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/ii,899b colligere; Gdf: 3,448b escueil 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1019 escueil 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  escueil; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
escoil;  ecoil  


1swiftness, alacrity
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Mes elles sount de tiel escoil Que joe puis estre ou ke jeo voil  562
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Lucifer chai par orgoil E muz angles par sun escoil  4598
prendre escuil de (+inf.)
1to leap, rush into
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  prennent par eols escuil De guerreer Deu  68
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