yeman (1397)

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yeman (1397)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 18,134b yeoman; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF:  yeoman; OED:  yeoman n.; MED:  yeman n.; DMLBS: 3745c yoman ]
yoman,  yomane; 
pl. yomen  

s.

1domesticoccupationyeoman (attendant or minor official in a noble household)
( 1397 )  Qe valettz appellez yomen des seignours [...] ne porteroient tiels liverees de signes  iii 339
( a.1399 )  une yomane, gardein del dit chastelle, Richard Brynnand par noun  153.25
( 1433 )  Johan Beaumarys de Nicol, chapellein, Thomas Sclaiter de Nicol, yeman  iv 473
( 1466-67 )  il fuit yoman et nemi husbandman  ii 3.10
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