[pesle]1 (s.xii1)

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[pesle]1 (s.xii1)

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[ FEW: 8,308a pessulus; Gdf: 6,125a pesle; GdfC: ; TL: 7,838 pesle; DEAF:  pesle; DMF:  pesle; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2252b pesselum /2253a pessulus ]
pedle;  pel,  pele,  pelle,  penele (l. peuele?)  252.158
pl. pesmus  

Variant spellings like pel, pele or pelle may also be interpreted as forms of pal1.


1archit.bolt or bar for fastening a door or gate
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Ker il ad conforté les barres, vel pedles (Latin: vectes), de tes portes  259.CXLVII.2
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ly autre od sun martel i vent E se peine de marteler, Car le pelle volt descloer  3150
( MS: s.xiii )  pesle  (ms. perle) : pessulum  i 228
( MS: c.1250 )  Hee sunt partes domus principales [...]. Particule eius sunt [...] hoc pessulum: pedle  i 413
( MS: c.1250 )  hic pilum vel pessillum: pel  i 421.121
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 ) ceste pere depece prysouns (var. icete pere depete (l. depece) pesmus vel poysouns (P)MS: s.xiii2) et fet overir les serrures  281.xx.5 (var.)
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  pessulam: (D) pele, lache vel loc pendant(var. barre (C)MS: xiii2; pele, cliketiti (L)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 75.158
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