seil1 (s.xii/xiii)

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seil1 (s.xii/xiii)


[ FEW: 11,665a situla /11,661a *sitellus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,650a seel 1 /7,363c seille 2; TL: 9,323 sëel 1 /9,355 seille 1; DEAF:  seel 1; DMF:  seau / seil / seille; TLF:  seau / seille; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3006c seellus ]
sceyle;  seiel;  seile,  seill,  seille;  sel,  sele;  seyle,  seyll;  siel,  seigle  102.39
pl. seylis,  seolyz,  seyllas  ii 151.54  


1 domestic implement water-bucket, pail for carrying liquids
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  situla: (O) seyle vel buket (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) seyll;  (L: s.xiiiex) buket, seolyz)  ii 47.87
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  De fin or teneit une seille [...]. Il treist de l'ewe [...]  1558
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  chasquns hom avra deus seilles, ausinc com celles ou home porte l’aive  44rb.13-14
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  idrias: (D*) seylis (var. (L: s.xiii) soles;  (D: s.xiii/xiv) pot a ewe)  ii 137.54
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  pernés la siel et va traiere de l'eaue tost  18.8
implement unit volume merch. bucket, container for transporting fish
( c.1300 )  Et nul ne deit achater miel, ne seym, ne seil de araunk  i 34
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