turneiz (s.xii1)

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turneiz (s.xii1)


[FEW: 13/ii,57a tornare; Gdf: 7,758a torneis; GdfC: ; TL: 10,426 torneiz; DEAF:  torner (torneiz); DMF:  tournis; TLF:  tournis; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3456a tornicius]
torneiz,  tornys;  tourniz;  turneis,  turniz, 
fem turneice  

The editor of Oxf Ps ANTS suggests a definition 'of beaten brass' (p 157), based upon the Latin term ductilis. Such an interpretation does not seem to have etymological support.


1turned, of curved and twisted shape
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Cantez al Segnur [...] en buisines turneices (Latin: tubis ductilibus)  101.97.7
turned, bent
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Ecce vallum aspicio, mole terre intrinsecus regecta, circumluvio extrinsecus velud ad ripam alludente, vallos innumerabiles sudibus vi lentatis gloss: (L) turneys intextos, inter[vallis] angustis distantes, velud munitionem sustinentes  i 173 and ii 40.79
(of language) elaborate, flowery
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  quant il quident k'il eient devociun, si unt une orde e charnele affection, pur ço ke chescun charnel curage se delite natureument en teu turnis (var. (B: s.xiii2) tornez ) language  48
banc turneiz
1domesticflip-back bench, bench with an articulated back that swivels, allowing to face or back the fire without having to turn the furniture
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Dossels, curtines e tapiz, Chaeres e bans turneiz  2262
( MS: s.xiiiin )  istronium: .j. banc turniz  205.310
lit turneiz
1 rocking, swinging crib
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1200 )  Ki tut le mund gouverne =J.C. povrement fud enz n[e]. Il n'out lit torneiz, ne lit a or geté [...] En la creche iut (l. =lies down) il vilment envolupé  1609
punt turneiz


1implementdevice that rotates (possibly a lathe, device for turning wood, metal etc.)
( MS: s.xiii2 )  girrus: .j. torneis  i 381
turnable  turnance  tuné#1  turneboeler  turnee  turnei  turneiement  turneier  turneiur  turnel#2  turner#1  turner#2  turnesolle  turniole  turnour  turnure 
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