fanc (s.xii1)

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fanc (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 15/ii,109a fani; Gdf: 3,717b fanc; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1624 fanc; DEAF: F104 fanc; DMF:  fanc; TLF: ; OED:  fanc n.; MED:  fanc n.; DMLBS: ]
faunc;  fenge  


1mud, mire, dirt
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Oste mei del fanc, que je ne seie enfichied; delivre mei de ceals ki haïrent mei, e des parfundeces des ewes  118.LXVIII.17
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Runt l’enseigne [...] Puis la fulat enz al fanc a ses pez  274
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  La mer la (=land round the Red Sea) demoist cum fanc  1578
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Ceo (=a medical recipe) amende mout le oir e estaunche la fenge que decourt  15.57
2geog.marsh, bog
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Launcelee (=ribwort) que crest el faunc  175.825
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