grove (c.1165)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

grove (c.1165)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  grove n.; MED:  grove n.1; DMLBS: ]
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1geog.treesbot.grove, small wood
( MS: s.xiii )  grave: viridarium  i 228
( 1278 )  la retent il l'avantdit maner e ad retenu deus anz, e pluis, a son gros damage, de sesante liveres, e sa grave ad abatu e vendu, le chateus, ke l'avantdit Rauf, en le avantdit maner, trova mobblys [...]  i 2
( 1421 )  .x. parkes, une chace, .xxvi. boys foreins, .v. groves [...]  iv 137
2zool.(of animals) den, lair
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ci nus recunte cum uns lus en une grave jut tut suls  15.2
This is an AND2 Phase 2 (F-H) entry. © 2006-2008 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.