hobent (1150-70)

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hobent (1150-70)


[ FEW: 16,218a höfudbendur; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,760c hobent; TL: 4,1117 hobent; DEAF: H504 hobent; DMF:  hauban 1; TLF:  hauban; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
hobeant;  holbent; 
pl. haubens,  hobens  


1ship.guy-rope, line attached to the spar of a sail or cable to secure the mast's stability
( 1150-70; MS: 1225-1300 )  Rumpent bolines e hobens  2871
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Fort est l’estai e li hobent Ki fermé furent vers le vent  893
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Chescun mariner de l’esnecke Forment le sigle desanecke, Lur holbens treinent devers destre  1379
( 1382-84 )  Item fallent toutes les chaennes de fer pur les haubens et vers haubens et celles des orgueneaulx a soustenir les ancres. Item .ij. acotars la voie des haubens et la voie du lof  ii 57
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