lesse1 (c.1136-65)

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lesse1 (c.1136-65)


[ FEW: 5,222a laxare; Gdf: 4,703b laisse; GdfC: 10,59c laisse 1; TL: 5,78 laisse; DEAF: ; DMF:  laisse; TLF:  laisse 1; OED:  leash n.; MED:  les(se n.1; DMLBS: 1542b laissa ]
laisse,  leesse,  lese  


( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  deus chiens – Bon furent ly coler, la lesse e les liens  4206
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Si mestre mene en une lesse Deus levrers igneus e prenans  590
2ven.(of hounds) three
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Un lesse de leverers (M.E. A lesse of grehoundes)  774
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  Un lese dez leverers est nomé Quant treis en lese sount ensemble  4.3-4
en lesse
1ven.on leash, leashed together
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  Et un bras est dez leverers Quaunt deux en lese sount entiers  4.5-6
d'une lesse
1fig.in concert, together
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Ensemble vunt e d'une laisse: Que cuer ne vueut, la buche lesse  6277
traire sa (etc.) lesse
1 to pull away, slip from one's leash
( 1312; MS: s.xiv1 )  the rich send presents to their family: A povre parent ne funt ja presse, Car Coveitise ad tret sa lesse E va chacer  755
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