spelke (c.1325)

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spelke (c.1325)


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


1(M.E.)  med.splint, piece of wood used to hold a fractured or dislocated bone in position
( MS: c.1325 ) Item si jambe ou bras seyt debrucé: A comensement fettes spelkez de arbre ben acordans a les os brusés e pus gardez en quel lou il sunt debrucés e remetés arere a sun propre lou […]  134.530
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