estreiter (1327)

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estreiter (1327)

[ FEW: *12,300a strictus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  strait v.; MED:  streiten v.; DMLBS: ]
estreter,  estretter,  estroiter,  estreintier  iv 293  


1to narrow
( 1397 )  celuy qe le (=weir) face relever ou enhaucer ou estroiter [...] encourge la peine de [...]  iii 371
( 1399 )  (weirs etc.) q’ils troverent trop enhancez ou estrettez, de les corriger, abater & amender  ii 116
( 1410 )  Et si ascuns facent estreiter arreremayns les ditz weres […]  iii 641


1fishingconstricted, close-meshed (net, etc)
( 1327 )  totes autres maneres des reitz trop estretez et artés  128
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