espoile (s.xii1)

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espoile (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 12,201b spoliare; Gdf: 3,541b espoille; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1231 espoille; DEAF: ; DMF:  espouille; TLF: ; OED:  spoil n.; MED:  espoil(e n.; DMLBS: 3167b spolium ]
espuille  

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1rept.anat.zool.skin (of snake)
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  sicum tirus par sa compression e par sa confricacion pert s’espuille [...]  i 86
2mil.(sg. and pl.) spoil(s), booty
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Je m'esledecerai sur les tuens parlemenz sicume icil chi truevet multes espuilles (Latin: sicut qui invenit spolia multa)  120.118.162
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Lur espuille unt aporté E les cors al cham[p] laissé  875
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Si prenge le champ e coille ensemble les espoiles  119.18
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