fauchun (s.xiiiin)

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fauchun (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 3,378b *falcare; Gdf: 3,728b fauchon; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1645 fauchon; DEAF: *F164 fauchier 1; DMF:  fauchon; TLF:  faux 2 (fauchon); OED:  falchion n.; MED:  fauchoun n.; DMLBS: 897b falcio ]
fauchon,  fauchoun  


1weaponsmil.kind of sword (with a curved blade)
( MS: s.xiiiin )  hic sparus dicitur genus gladii, gallice fauchon  13
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  Sa espeie deit estre oresun; Porter ne deit autre fauchun  6694
( MS: s.xiii2 )  spatam: (C) fauchoun  ii 76
( 1310-20 )  (Abraham to his son Isaac:) 'Joe porte la buche, e vous le fauchoun'  11v
( s.xv )  gladiorum […] diversa genera videbamus: spathas (gloss: fauchons), semispathas  sub semispatha (3019a)
faucher  fauchant  fauchard 
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