garrot (c.1250)

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garrot (c.1250)


[ FEW: 17,624b *wrokkôn; Gdf: 4,237c garrot 1 /8,149b varoq; GdfC: 9,687c garrot 1; TL: 4,197 garrot; DEAF: G339 garrot; DMF:  garrot 2; TLF:  garrot 2; OED: ; MED:  warrok n.2; DMLBS: 3733b warrocum ]
garot,  guaroc, 
pl. garroks,  garrotz  


1weaponsmil.bolt (of crossbow)
( 1323-25 )  en le chastel de Burdeaux jeo trovoi arc-balestes de vyz de deux peez et de un pee, garrotz, quarels, gysarmes et targes  51
( 1361 )  Item, m. vjc et xxviij. garroks de majori forma. Item, iiij.xx garroks de eadem forma sine capitibus  383
2implementlength of wood inserted into a doubled rope and twisted in order to tension it
( c.1250; MS: s.xv1 )  Vesses, Feves, forment, sigle, et orge, Avante d'un guaroc liez en gerbe  (O) 342
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