escurs (s.xii3/4)

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escurs (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,285a *excurtiare; Gdf: 3,427a escors 2; GdfC: ; TL: 3,980 escorz; DEAF: ; DMF:  escourch; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
escous,  escours; 
pl. escous,  escouz,  escurz,  eschous  


1also_fig.lap, bosom
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (a flying pheasant) Un oef lessa chair sur l’escurs Phelippon  363
( 1163-70; MS: s.xiii2 )  En ses escurz le susteneit E en sun lit le remeteit  4657
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  en les escurz de sainte iglise  78
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ele (=Delilah) lui (=Samson) tondi le chef e le menton [...] Puis le geta de ces (=ses) escurs arere  (B) 5136
( c.1290; MS: s.xv1 )  Pernés, vallet, en voz escous (M.E. skyrtes) Le harang sor  (B) 106v
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  Par devaunt avez escouz (M.E. slyttys) Et de couste avez geroms  79.5
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