tenail2 (s.xiii2/4)

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tenail2 (s.xiii2/4)

tanaile,  tanaille; 
pl. tenails,  tenailes,  tenailles,  tenelles,  teneilles,  tenels;  tanailles,  tenalies;  tienailes,  tonalles  95  

s.

sg._and_pl.
1implementtongs, pincers
( MS: c.1250 )  hec forceps: tenail  i 422.216
(c.1275; MS: s.xivex)  Li clou de fer la char entaille Et la tient a foer de tenaille  2792
(s.xivin; MS: 1382)  Tenailes (M.E. tonges), enclume et fow  506
(TBD)  hec forceps, -pis, tanaile  (3) 159
2implementdomesticcoal-tongs
(c.1250; MS: 1307-25)  Mes tenailles (M.E. tonges) servent des carbuns En yver quant au fu seoms  (G) 563
3med.implementforceps
(s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4)  nous pernoms les barbeus as tenailles  i 141
(c.1240)  si le (= bone) treiez hors ad unes teneilles  240v5
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