postel (s.xii3/4)

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postel (s.xii3/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,248b postis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,385b postel; TL: 7,1643 postel; DEAF:  post 2 (postel); DMF:  poteau; TLF:  poteau; OED:  postel n.; MED:  postel n.1; DMLBS: 2363a postella 2 ]
pl. posteaus,  poesteaus  

S Audree2 rejects this manuscript reading and suggests: ‘Adesus coranz pontelz mist’ (‘He put little bridges over the streams’) S Audree2 4366. The elimination of the word potelez seems unnecessary.

s., vertical support or column
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le paleis au roy Porre ert grant e reaus, [...] De fin or le sustene[nt] quatre cenz posteaus  (ms. poesteaus), Gros furent e bien hauz e overé a aneaus  4279
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  A Deu (l. deu?) coranz potelez mist Et ros et terre i fist atraire Et la chaucé fist parfaire  4361
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