machecoller (1461)

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machecoller (1461)

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[ FEW: 6/i,69a makk-; Gdf: 5,58c machecoller; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  machecole v.; MED:  maskouen v.; DMLBS: 1670c machecollare ]

v.a. build machicolations, defensive openings through which molten lead, stones etc. could be dropped
( 1461 )  licences [...] pur faire avoir encloser et enjoyer ascun parke ou parkes, warein ou franc chace, ou d'enbateller, carneller, mascoller ou de faire ascun toure, chastel ou fortresse deins cest roialme  ii 389
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