eskirmoucheour (1355-64)

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eskirmoucheour (1355-64)

[ FEW: 17,118b *skirmjan; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,506b escaramucheur; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  escarmoucheur; TLF: ; OED:  skirmisher n.; MED:  skirmesour n.; DMLBS: 3106a skirmissarius ]


( 1355-64; MS: s.xivex )  Joefnes gentz de la garnisoun courrerent testousement au plus loinz boute de la vile, qe al hour fust gast decehu, qi comencerent le eskirmouche [...] Lez enemys ly aparceurent venaunt en la maner, gerperent lez eskirmoucheours en lez veutz mures  82
escarmuche  eskirmiger 
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