eskermie (c.1185)

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eskermie (c.1185)

[ FEW: 17,118b *skirmjan; Gdf: 3,437c escremie; GdfC: 9,522b escrime; TL: 3,994 escremie; DEAF: ; DMF:  escrime; TLF:  escrime; OED:  skirm n. / skirmery n.; MED:  skirmerie n.; DMLBS: 3106a skirmia ]
eskirmie;  eschermie,  escerkermerye  639  

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1gamessports(art of) fencing
( c.1185 )  Veez delivre eskermie! Unc ne nasqui en ceste vie Qui plus seust de l’eskermie  3202
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  L. iert pruz e mult leger E de ses armes mult manier E mult iert sages d’eschermie  15957
( 1285 )  fous [...] vount aprendre eskirmye de bokyler  i 103
gamessportsfencing-bout
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Pois vont [...] esbanier [...] A palastres, as eschermies, A gieus de plusurs aaties  (Sn1) 434
2fight, struggle
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Nen est corune sanz eskirmie  4636
( MS: s.xiii2 )  cestu: eskyrmye, talevaz (margin: .i. quo ludo cestuum gallice eskymrye)  ii 4
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