espinus (1121-35)

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espinus (1121-35)

[ FEW: 12,177a spina; Gdf: 3,532c espinos; GdfC: 9,545c espinos; TL: 3,1213 espinos; DEAF: ; DMF:  épineux; TLF:  épineux; OED:  spinous adj.; MED:  spinous adj.; DMLBS: 3159a spinosus ]
espinous,  espineus  

a.

1thorny, prickly
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [...] et face l’en poudre des aspres et des espineuses foilles de chastaignes arses  i 250
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] En chef sa (=J.C.’s) coroune de verges espinouses  ii 430
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  ceaux (=birds) funt lour nyes a resbours, Mol pardehors et espinus pardedenz  110.30
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Il (=J.C.) porte l’escu d’argent e[s]tencelé de goules; En chef, la coroune de verges espynouses  186.22
2spikey, prickly
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (a hedgehog) Fait est cum purcel, Espinuse de la pel  1744
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Le herinaz est un beste espinouse  88
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