geldon (c.1136-37)

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geldon (c.1136-37)


[ FEW: 16,42b *gilda; Gdf: 4,252b geldon; GdfC: ; TL: 4,299 geudon; DEAF: G674 geude (geudon); DMF:  guildon; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
geldun,  geudon,  gueldon  


1mil.foot-soldier (armed with a spear)
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Dun[c] pur ses humes enveiad, Si mandat pur ses chavaliers, Pur geldons e pur peoniers  646
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Donc furent armé li baron, Li chevalier e li gueldon  ii 166.7568
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Et sunt plus de .xxm. chevalier et geudon Qui tuz iront conquerre le temple Salomon  12.116
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