pestel (s.xii3/4)

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pestel (s.xii3/4)

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[ FEW: 8,600a pistillum; Gdf: 6,127b pestel 1; GdfC: ; TL: 7,842 pestel; DEAF:  pestel; DMF:  pestel; TLF: ; OED:  pestle n.; MED:  pestel n.; DMLBS: 2253b pestellus /2294b pistillum ]
pestell,  pestle,  pecel  47 pettel  26 pisel; 
pl. pestés,  pesteus  

The deviant form pisel (Receptaria 33.290) is translated by the editor as ‘penis’, but there does not seem to be any etymological basis for this.

s.

1alchem.pharm.implementmed.pestle, rounded instrument for crushing or grinding materials in a mortar
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  A toz les mestres en la curt d'or furent li ustil, [...] Si en sunt ly crepe, ly pestel e ly gril  4364
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 )  stampez ladanun od un chau pestel et destemprez od olie, et puis uniez les cilz  294
( MS: c.1250 )  hic pilus vel pestillus: pestel  i 423.246
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ki a lur morter de orguyl serrat esmolu, Del pestel d'envie forment ert batu  280
( MS: s.xv )  un morter de arreyn e pestel de fer auxi  168.E585
pestel de porc
1mammalsanat.culin.zool.lower part of the leg of pork (served as food)
( MS: s.xiii2 )  Mutun en la seisun, porc e nomement lé pesteus, les peiz e les orailes e le chaudun, mortrous, coliz  70.38
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Pernez [...] char de porc chastré .j. livre, ceo est assaver la pece par le pisel ars en pudre  33.290
( 1427-28; MS: s.xv )  Pestell de pork en cressance  247b.i
depesteler  pesteler  pesteliner 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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