mui (1141)

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mui (1141)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/iii,12a modius; Gdf: 5,355b moi 2; GdfC: 10,183c muid; TL: 6,418 mui; DEAF:  mui; DMF:  muid; TLF:  muid; OED:  muid n.1; MED:  mui n.; DMLBS: 1851a muius, muis ]
mué,  muy;  meu;  mod,  moed  

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1unitvolumemuid, dry measure of capacity (varying in size, but usually four bushels or less)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  La nef tant lunge e large esteit Que bien vint mile muis teneit  948
( 1214-16 )  Nis as ecclesiaus gerniers Perissoient plusors milliers Mués del plus beau forment  735
( MS: c.1250 )  Hic modius: mui  i 415
( 1427-28 )  .ix. tones de vin .j. quarter – cust. frank [...]; .xix. meus de seil (=rye) – cust. frank  26
unitvolumemuid, measure of capacity for liquids (varying in size, but usually a barrel of more than 250 litres)
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Mui de vin [un] denier, Mui de oile un denier  825-26
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Li mender d’eaus mi muy entone (=drinks down) De joie sanz voider la tone  3143
( s.xiv1 )  Et sachez qe li Loreng ne poent vendre lour vin a detail avaunt cest prime vessel, mes par muy et par demy muy poent il vendre, et nent autrement  62
( )  [...] rendant chescon an a l’escheker .cc. permayns et .ii. moedz de vyn  341.38
2implementbushel, vessel used for measuring (cf. Matt.5.15)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Nuls ne alume sa chandeille Ki desuz (=under) mui sa clarté ceile  7222
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le sumunst a mettre en oevre Ço ki il veit en Escripture, e ke il ne cuevere La parole Deu suz mui ne suz lit  121
barrel
( 1357 )  qe nul [...] ne herberge [...] en lor maisons [...] pesson en la mod, ne pesson sek pur revendre altrefoitz a retaill  i 356.ii
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