radle (c.1250)

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radle (c.1250)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 10,84a *rasclare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,477b rale 1; TL: 8,194 raille; DEAF:  raille; DMF:  rale 1 / râle; TLF:  râle; OED:  rail n.3; MED:  rale n.; DMLBS: 2877b rusticula ]
ralle,  raule  

s.

1orn.rail, ground-living bird, possibly land rail (Crex crex) or water rail (Rallus aquaticus)
( MS: c.1250 )  De avibus: [...] Hec castrimarginaria: widecoc; Hic strutio: radle [...]  i 419
( MS: s.xv )  larus: gallice ralle  i 393
radle champestre
orn.corncrake or landrail (Crex crex)
( MS: 1272-82 )  si le pessez bien de char de buchel e des raules champestres od les lunges jambes  109.34
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