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  

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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. poignon) li ventele  9793 (var.)
( c.1250; 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 paumMS: s.xiv1/4,c.1425)  (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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