spine (c.1136-65)

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spine (c.1136-65)


[FEW: 12,177b spina; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  espine (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  spine n.1; MED:  spin(e n.1; DMLBS: 3157b spina]
pl. spinis  


1bot.thorn, prickle
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 ) Lor sospeçon les vait tentant E come spines depoignant  8930
bot.treesthorn-bush, prickly bush, bramble
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiim ) Si curt [...] Par runces, par les spines, par les bois parfunz  1622
( MS: s.xiii/xiv ) sentes: (L) spy (var. (C: s.xiii2) espines )  ii 76.159
2pin, sharp tooth
( MS: s.xiii1 ) (how to work the land:) aut chilindro equare aut agros dentibus cratis munire factis de spinis (gloss: de spinis) minutis  ii 105.162
espine  spineté  spinoche 
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