hekke (c.1216)

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hekke (c.1216)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: H329 heche 2; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  hedge n.; MED:  hegge n.; DMLBS: ]

pl. hechis; 
pl. hetches  
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1agriculturalhurdle, fence
( c.1216 )  cum claiis et hechis  sub cleta (360c)
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  E il deit sa faude coverir, e treiler, e amender, e lez hetches e lez thetches reparayller  286.c61
fishinggrating or frame of parallel bars in a river to obstruct the passage of fish
( 1472 )  assigné a ycell ou yceux, presume ou presument d’occupier ou continuer ascuns gorcez, [...] estakez, kideux, hekkez, flodeyatez ou autres distourbaunces  ii 442
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