souche1 (c.1235)

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souche1 (c.1235)

suche,  susche,  suzche;  zouche,  zousche,  zuche,  zusche,  zuch;  choce  

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1tree-trunk
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Enportent zuches e racines  387r
( 1334 )  en droit des copees des souches et ramaille des arbres abatuz  296
(TBD)  stirpes: souches, suches, stoc  ii 137.55
2stock, source of a line of descent
( 1322 )  Gilbert de Haumlé, purveiour e marechal des chivals monseignur Nichol de Grey, Clement Hughe, Johan Richard, servauntz le dit monseignur Nichol de souche le vaundit Gilbert de Haumlé, Thomas Scherman, purveiour pur les gentz monseignur Johan de Hardeshulle avaundit  SC 8/48/2391
ne veer plus que une souche
to be as blind as a bat
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Frote frunt e oilz e buche, Mais ne veit plus ke une zuche  2919
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