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faux1 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,404a falx; Gdf: 3,732a faus 1; GdfC: 9,597a fals 2; TL: 3,1671 fauz; DEAF: ; DMF:  faux 1; TLF:  faux 2; OED:  falx n.; MED:  falx n.; DMLBS: 902a falx ]
fauce,  fauke,  faus,  fauz;  falce,  falcs,  fals,  falx,  falz  

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1agriculturalimplementscythe
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  ceste herbe fu od falcs copee  342.14
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Saturnus [...] tienge en sa main destre un[e] falz  288.v
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  hoc falcarium, .i. fauce  43
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  De faus fauchez un andenne de pré  328
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Sarcle, faux (M.E. sythe) et faucil  526
( 1310 )  d’avers prise les faukes et fausilles  Ed II iii 20
weaponsimplementmil.scythe-like weapon, bill-hook
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E doze homes i vont, chescun fervestu Les faus trenchanz as poinz e chescun son escu  1665
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Venent i dromedayre e olifanz kernuz Qe portent bretasches e chastels voutuz E les homes dedenz as granz faus esmoluz Des gleives, des [es]piés, les ars turkeis tenduz  4002
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Falx si est apelé un fer ki est mout tres agu e court  155.14
faux fenerez
agriculturalimplementscythe for cutting hay
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  une faux fenerez aporte  19va
faucher  faucil 
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