minour1 (s.xiii)

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minour1 (s.xiii)

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[ FEW: 6/i,643a *meina; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,155b mineur 1; TL: 6,60 minëor; DEAF:  mine 3 (mineor); DMF:  mineur 2; TLF:  mineur 1; OED:  miner n.1; MED:  minour n.; DMLBS: 1793b minarius ]
meyner;  miner,  mineur,  minire,  minor,  minur,  mynour,  mynur  


1occupationminingminer, one who excavates to extract metals and minerals
( 1373 )  mynurs, gettours, fondours, et carriageours, et outre touz maners des overours appertenantz a les dites mynes  iii 986
( 1379-80 )  Et sur ceo de maunder mynours et overours (=for mines) de mettre ceste ordinance en execucioun  iii 86.43
2mil.occupationsapper, one who mines, digs a tunnel (to gain access to a besieged fortress)
( b.1272 )  nus i (=in captured castle) avons mis dis arblasters a pee a nos costages e une partie de minors pour caver la roche e alargir les fosses  7
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xivm )  Les minours ne cesseront a myner  29.11
( 1297 )  nous faciez venir [...] cinquante bons mineurs […] ové lour ustiz e tot lour attyl  178.182
3mil.sow, movable structure to protect those sapping or mining a besieged fortress
( MS: s.xiii )  mangonalia, fustibula, trebucheta, arietes, sues (gloss: (L) miners (var. (D*: s.xiii/xiv) meyners;  (D: s.xiii/xiv) truies, minors ) et vineas et cados versatiles, que omnia sunt machine bellice  i 199 and ii 135
mine#1  miner#1  minere  minoure 
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