puncel1 (1121-25)

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puncel1 (1121-25)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,172b pons; Gdf: 6,270c poncel 1; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1400 poncel; DEAF:  poncel 1; DMF:  ponceau; TLF:  ponceau 2; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2344c pontellum ]


1archit.small bridge, stone or wood construction that affords passage over a river, ravine etc.
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  A un aigue fis un muncel E puis desus un fort puncel  1458
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Quant en mi le puncel [par]vient, En l’ewe vit l’umbre [...]  66.4
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiim )  Cheune alme ultre cel puncel passer poeit  49
punt#1  puntage  punter#1 
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