refleue (c.1365)

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refleue (c.1365)


[ FEW: *3,642a fluere /*10,192a refluere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  reflow n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2706b refluus /2706c refluvium ]

The context is not clear, and the expression may be intended in a more figurative way, i.e. ‘in the to-and-fro-ing’.


dedens la flue et la refleue
1geog.marit.on the foreshore, between low and high water marks (?)
( c.1365 )  Et s'il avient q'un homme mehayne ung autre dedens la fleue et la refleue (var. deins le flewe et reflewe (V)MS: s.xv1), et de ce soit attaint qu’il estoit commenceur du contake, il sera mys en prison tant qu’il fut gree au mehayné  54
flue  reflot  refluer 
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