esquire1 (s.xiii2/4)

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esquire1 (s.xiii2/4)

[ FEW: 3,281a excoquere; Gdf: 3,450c escuit; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1024 escuier; DEAF:  escuire; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 835c excoquere ]


1to empty, vent, void
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  s’il respunt engressement, Al chastiur ne seit a nient; Ne il nel deit tenir le pire [...] Ke sa mesaise tut esquit  121va19
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Et tant que les dous pars del jus soient esquites Et la tier[c] remaigne [...]  ii 84.230
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