scorpiun (s.xii1/3)

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scorpiun (s.xii1/3)


[ FEW: 11,326b scorpio; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Scorpio n. / scorpion n.; MED:  scorpioun n.; DMLBS: 2977b scorpio ]
scorpion,  scorpioun  


1 zool. insects scorpion
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  Iceste pere [...] De puinture le defendrat De scorpion et de serpent  205.39
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiim )  Icest Pol prist en ses meins [...] Scorpiuns e serpenz  4394
( c.1270; MS: s.xivin )  de la fumé pus issirent Musches en terre que poer hurent Cum ount scorpions a mesfere  533
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  homme prent un best q'ad ad noun scorpion et le mettent dedeinz le triacle  57.11
astron. Scorpio, zodiacal constellation of the Scorpion
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  [Le] uitme signe poserent, Que Scorpiun numerent  1388
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Le .viij. [signe] est scorpiun, Beste mult puinant e felun  2387
mil. weapons scorpion, dart-throwing military engine
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Scorpion apelent il une manere de arme dont om occist mout de gent de petiz darz mout sotils  139.4
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