mes3 (c.1136-37)

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mes3 (c.1136-37)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/ii,175a missus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  mes 6; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  mes n.; MED:  mes n.1; DMLBS: ]


aver mes spot a target (within range)
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Al matin vait en la forest, Kar cil deduiz forment li plest. [...] Sun arc li porte uns vallez, Sun ansac e sun berserez: Traire voleit, si mes eust, Ainz ke d’iluec se remeust  8.87
venir a mes come within range
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  le grant cerf a mes li vint, [Entesad] l'arc [...]  6317
a dreit mes
1accurately, with sure aim
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  jetad la pierre a dreit mes, l'asenad, hurtad al frunt [...]  35.49
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