mesnere (c.1250)

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mesnere (c.1250)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/i,253b mansionarius; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 5,889 maisniere; DEAF:  maisnier (maisniere); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
mesner,  messnere,  mesnhere,  mesounere  (A) 301vb  

s.f.

1femaledomestichousewife
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Alez, dame mesnhere (M.E. hosewyf), Seez bone courtilere  325
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  messnere eodem modo a houswyf  112.16
mesnager  mesnee 
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