sergante (c.1200)

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sergante (c.1200)


[ FEW: 11,553a serviens; Gdf: 7,391b serjant (serjante); GdfC: ; TL: 9,523 serjante; DEAF:  serjant (serjante); DMF:  sergente; TLF: ; OED:  sergeantess n.; MED:  sergeantesse n.; DMLBS: 3044b sergantus ]
serjante,  serjeaunte  


1 status occupation female female servant, attendant
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Il unt bref escrist, si l'ont livré A une sergante qui mult l'ad ben porté  (B) 10848
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Mult cheri ses fiz mun pere E mult aveit chiere ma mere: [...] E partant asez lur quist Serjanz, serjantes a volenté  5705
theol. female (of God, the Devil, etc.) female servant, attendant
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Jeo sui de cest abbeie serjante, Si lef les dras cum vus veez  70.XIV.135
sergant  serganterie  sergantie  sergantise  serjauntespeni 
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