toper (s.xiv1)

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toper (s.xiv1)


[FEW: *17,343a *top; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  top (toper); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3453b toppare]


1to cut, trim
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  si fait homme les fossees et les trenche ou piks, paeles, et beches, et arace homme les racyns qe homme y trove et coupent (var. (C: s.xivex) topent )  110.4 (var)


1to cut one's hair short
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  De ses vadlez desci qu'a vint S'estuperent (var. (R: s.xiv1) Se tuperent ) tut ensement  6093 (var.)
estoper#2  top#2  topcastle  topet#2 
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