ileman (1305)

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ileman (1305)


[ FEW: 4,729b insula; Gdf: 4,613b islemen; GdfC: ; TL: 4,1468 isleman; DEAF: I457 isleman; DMF:  isleman; TLF: ; OED:  islesman n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
yleman,  isleman  


1demonymislander, inhabitant of an island
( 1305 )  La grace nostre Seygnour le Rey requerent ses homes des yles de Gerseye e de Gerneseye, e des autres yles apurtenantes a celes, come les dis ylemans eusent sustenu grefs damages par les enemys nostre Seygnor le Rey, en tens de la guerre [...]  i 464
( 1308-09 )  justices envoeis (l. envoiés?) as isles par nostre seignour pour amendur (l. amender) e pur adrecier les trespas qui sunt estey fés as islemans  139
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