roc (s.xiiex)

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roc (s.xiiex)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 19,147b ruh; Gdf: 7,212b roc; GdfC: 10,580c roc 1; TL: 8,1355 roc; DEAF:  roc; DMF:  roc 2; TLF:  roc 2; OED:  rook n.2; MED:  rok(e n.3; DMLBS: 2847c rochus 2 ]
rok,  roke,  rook  

s.

1gameschesscastle, rook, corner piece in chess which moves in a straight line
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  Aufin qui est en coverte Par eschec, a descoverte Sovent prent roc u peonet  1104
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  in a game of chess El chef d’un roc (var. rook (C)MS: s.xiii4/4) feru l’a Que la teste lui debrusa  7990
( MS: s.xiiim )  Sa mere est reyne a dreit apelé, Ses roks sunt li apostle k’il ad enveé  23
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Li reis neir tret premirement [...]; mes [...] Tost serreit del roc maté  11.90
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