toil (c.1250)

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toil (c.1250)

toile,  toille;  tuil  

s.

1trouble, pain
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  E plus li greve al quor ke jeo face tel doel Ke ne fet la peine ke soffre en tel toil  133.131
2argument, quarrel
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Entre pledours sourd le tuyl (M.E. stryf)  (T) 121v
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  si [...] contek et toyl soit entre eux qi avera la seisine severale  i 283
3conflict
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (The over-confident Christians, defeated) a huntage se enfuyrent: Ceo est la manere de orgoylle Ke hunte enporte a chef du toylle  36ra
toil de court
lawlitigation
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  qe tut eust il toil de court de la partie fere en acun tens par entre soen mari et luy, unques neqedent ne vint tel toil al jugement  ii 264
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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