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sigle1 (1155)


[FEW: 17,64b segl; Gdf: 7,423b sigle; GdfC: ; TL: 9,646 sigle; DEAF:  sigle; DMF:  sigle; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
segle,  sicle,  siegle,  siggle  


1ship.sail, fabric fastened to the mast of a ship to catch the wind and propel the vessel
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Chescun mariner de l’esnecke Forment le sigle desanecke  1378
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Lur sigles treiunt sus al vent  4182
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  En une neif sanz vitayl E sanz sigle e governayl  46.42
2sail, fabric fastened to the frame of a windmill to catch the wind
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  quanqe est cause de la mort, [...] sicom cheval, charette, [...] molin sigles e roes  31
a, au sigle
1ship.sailing, at sail
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Port ne rive ne puent prendre, Mal unt a sigle e mal a nage  4259
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  O tu Fortune a marage, Ore es tout coye au sigle et nage  22106
drescer sigle hoist a sail
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  La nef fu prest [...]. Drecent lur sigle laissent curre en mer  79
lever (sun etc.) sigle
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