skeine (1322-23)

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skeine (1322-23)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  skeine; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  skein n.1; MED:  skaine n.; DMLBS: 2950a scaina ]


1 (M.E.)  unit skein, quantity of thread or yarn wound on a reel
( 1322-23 )  pur .iiij. clewes et .vj. skeynes de fil de cambre pur reis =nets  675
( 1358 )  .xij. skeynez de fil de layne blankes pris .vj. s.  141
( 1373 )  .ij. gros tankardes liez de feer, .vj. petiz tankardes, .ij. bedeux, .iiij. sketfates, .x. polyues, .ij. wyndyngpoleys, .ij. skeynes de poletwyn  iii 153
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