torkeis1 (s.xiii1/3)

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torkeis1 (s.xiii1/3)

turcés  

a.

1twisted, wound up
( MS: s.xiiiex )  trocleatas: (C) torkeis (M.E. a troil) (vars. troclé (L)MS: s.xiii)  ii 136.49
arc torkeis
weaponsmil.crossbow
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Cent falsarz e cent arcs torkeis  11133
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  une manere de torment, com arc torkeis ou autres arblastes [...] bien garnis de cordes de nerfs  131.5

s.

1weaponsmil.cross-bow
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ové turkois et ové arks firent les setes culerz  777
1weaponsmil.sling, siege-engine
( MS: s.xiii1 )  baleares: (D) de turcés  247.69
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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