herbai (1121-25)

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herbai (1121-25)


[ FEW: 4,406a herba; Gdf: 4,458a herboi /4,458a herboie /4,458a herbois; GdfC: ; TL: 3,754 erbue /3,752 erboie /3,752 erbois; DEAF: ; DMF:  herbois 1 / herboie / herbue; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
erbai,  erbeie; 
pl. herbiz  


1geog.grass, grassland, meadow
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 ) Sur l'erbeie tendent lur tref, E sus traient al secc lur nef  967
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  E par dedenz un grant coldrei L’enfant geta enz en l’erbei  704
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  La place trove e voide e nue Mais de l'herbai la trove encrue E des runces tuit purcusue  5803
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