shafte (1429)

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shafte (1429)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  shaft n.2; MED:  shaft(e n.2; DMLBS: ]


1 implement sort of balance or scales
( 1429 )  Dicto pondere le auncell, scheft, seu pounder [...] doloso quodam staterae genere  shaft(e n.2
( 1439 )  la fuist ousté un rayme qe tresgraundement endamagé a plusours hommes, le quel fuist appellé un shafte autrement appellé un pondre autrement appellé un hauncer, le quel greva plusours foialx hommes  ii 312
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