streiture (1472)

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streiture (1472)


[FEW: 12,300a strictus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  estroit (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3213a strictura 2]


1narrowness, lack of width
( 1472 ) [...] quele estatuit fuist fait pur graund bien de tout cest terre, en oustant dez streitur (var. le streiture ) dez toutz rivers, ensi qe lez niefs et bateulx arreient en yceux lour fraunk et large passage  ii 439
estreiture  streit  streitement 
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