male1 (s.xii)

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male1 (s.xii)

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[ FEW: 16,508a *malha; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,110c male; TL: 5,975 male 2; DEAF:  male 2; DMF:  malle; TLF:  malle; OED:  mail n.2; MED:  mal(e n.2; DMLBS: ]
malle,  maele,  meole,  molle  716  


1unitvolumepack, bag
( MS: s.xii ) mantica: .i. male  i 22
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Deguiser se fist cume marchant [...] Sa male portout ovec sei Cum ceo fust sa mercerie  700
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Item de chescune carette ferré lowé e chargee de vyn, meoles, packes ou de autre marchaundyse  196
( 1394; MS: s.xv1 )  vaiselle d'or et d'argent, malles, bahus, coffres et autre sommage  156.20
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