swerdeberer (1463)

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swerdeberer (1463)


[FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sword-bearer n.; MED:  sword n. (sword berere); DMLBS: ]
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1occupationsword-bearer, official who carries a mayor’s sword of office on ceremonial occasions
( 1463 ) Purveu auxi qe hensmen, heroldes, purcyvauntez, swerdeberers as maires, messagers et ministrelles, n’ascun d’eux ne jouers en lour entreludes ne soient comprisez en cest ordenaunce  ii 402
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