upeland (s.xiii)

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upeland (s.xiii)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  upelond; TLF: ; OED:  up prep.1 (up land) / upland n.1 and a.1 / upland n.2 and a.2 / upland adv.1 / upland adv.2; MED:  uplond n. / uplond adv.; DMLBS: 3562a uplanda /3562a uplandensis /3562a uplandinus ]
opolande,  oppelaund,  oppelaunde;  upelande,  upelond,  upland,  uplande,  uplaunde,  uplond,  uppeland,  uppelande,  uppelaund,  uppelaunde,  uppelond,  ospelend  

The word is Middle English but appears frequently in Anglo-Norman uses as well. It is not found in Continental French.


1geog.in the country (as opposed to town)
( s.xiii2; MS: 1333-34 )  Oppelaund  (ed. Oppelannd) e en cité Puet hom trover a grant plent[é] Dentz, jambes e costez  (A) 24.447
( c.1282 )  Si un hom deit dette  (ms. detta) a nulli, l'en put ben namer sun veisin de la terre pur luy [...] e sun seud en cité s'il maint oppelaunde  i 118
( s.xiv2/3; MS: s.xivex )  En cele temps le roi fist lever le .vi.me denier des biens de Loundres et en aultres citeez, et le .xv.me denier uppelaunde  5918
( 1402 )  neez ou receant upland hors de citees et burghe  iii 501


1geog.country (as opposed to town)
( MS: s.xiii )  rusticus: hum de upelond  ii 115.158
( 1343-50 )  En cele temps fut le .vj.me dener de bienz levé en Loundres et en autres cytés en Engeltere, et sure upelond le .x.me dener  46.14
( 1363 )  (poultry) qe es villes et marchees de uplond soient venduz a meindre pris, solonc ce qe poet estre accordee entre l'achatour et le vendour  ii 277
( MS: 1419 )  Item, qe nul baille soun argent as bladours (=corn-dealers) hauntans marchés de upeland  693
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