morsel (s.xii1)

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morsel (s.xii1)

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[ FEW: 6/iii,144b morsus; Gdf: 5,414a morsel; GdfC: 10,175c morsel; TL: 6,293 morsel; DEAF:  mors 2 (morsel); DMF:  morceau; TLF:  morceau; OED:  morsel n.; MED:  morsel n.; DMLBS: 1842a morsellus ]
morcel,  morseal,  morsell,  morsiau,  morssel,  mossel;  muscel,  musel,  mussel; 
pl. moceaux,  morceals,  morceaux,  morseus,  mosseus,  mursal  73.746
pl. morsauls  5.66  

s.

1culin.morsel, small piece of food
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Il enveie sun cristal sicume morsels (var. morseals (P)MS: s.xii4/4); devant la face del freit de lui chi sustendra?  228.CXLVII.6
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  A manger li portent [...]; Brandon memes li ad morseus trenché  (D) 936
( MS: s.xiii )  morsellus: musel  170
( MS: c.1325 )  E fettes le demayn manger un muscel ou deux de cel meme manger e il garra  113.272
( MS: s.xv1/4 )  ofella: petit morsell  i 91
a small part
( MS: 1330-40 )  Si trova un vit gros e plener Envolupé en un drapel; N'i out descovert qe le musel. La dame le prist meyntenaunt E de la trovure fust joyaunt, Quar ele savoit quei ce estoit  28.16
costumea piece of a garment?
( MS: c.1325 )  Item a costivisoun: Trenchez tun musel si long cum vore deie e le pudrer de ceilgemme e mollez en mel e metez la launge en fundement  129.457
mors  morselet  morsure 
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