sprete (1322-23)

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sprete (1322-23)


[FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sprit n.1; MED:  sprete n.; DMLBS: 3170c spretum]
sprece (l. sprete)  


1(M.E.)  ship.sprit, large spar or pole running out from a ship’s bow
( 1322-23 ) .L. polles de frene achatez de li par comand le Roi [...] pur skalftres et spreces (l. spretes) pur niefs  676
( 1399 ) le rumper d’un cabel, rope, sprete ou mast d'ascun shoute  iii 444
rof sprete
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