poinoun (1113-19)

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poinoun (1113-19)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,515b pugnus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  poing (poignon); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
poignon,  poignoun,  poyngun,  poynon,  poynoun;  pugnun,  pygnoun  


1anat.fist, closed hand (for grasping, holding, punching, etc.)
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Pur gresil que avum En icele saisun: Ferent nus cun (=like) pugnuns  (ed. cunpugnuns) As nés e as mentuns  1415
( c.1185 )  Melander est hors des rencs mis, Un enseine ot d'un cendal bis, Ki pres desqu'al poing (var. (B: s.xivin) poignon) li ventele  9793 (var.)
( c.1290; MS: s.xivin )  Le poyn est dist kaunt mayn est clos et ly feel fert du poygnoun (M.E. knokel vust) A travers soun compaignoun  (C) 3rb
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Pouce, poynoun et les meyns (M.E. Thoumbe, knokil and the handes)  57
2handful, quantity that fills the hand
( 1415-17; MS: s.xv1 )  la poyn que clost la mayn quant j'ay scié un poynon de blee dedeins la paum (var. de blé un pygnoun deins la paum)  (D) 25.285
unitvolumehandful, as much of an ingredient as one hand can hold
( MS: c.1325 )  Pernés un poingné de sicori e de serlange un poyngun  127.438
poin#1  poiné#1  poinel  poiner#1  poinet 
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