arblaste (1121-25)

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arblaste (1121-25)

[ FEW: 25,109a arcuballista; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,164a arbaleste; TL: 1,493 arbaleste; DEAF: ; DMF:  arbalète; TLF:  arbalète; OED:  arbalest n.; MED:  arblast n.; DMLBS: 116a arbalista ]
arbleste;  arbalaste,  arbaleste,  arbeleste;  alblast,  aleblaste,  aleblaust,  alblat;  areblaste;  areblat;  albrastre;  alblaster;  harbblast,  harublaster;  arblait;  arcbaleste;  balastre; 
pl. arblas  


1mil.weaponsbalista, cross-bow
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Esturbeiluns plus tost ne vait, […] Ne li quarels d’arbaleste  1151
( MS: s.xii )  balista: balista genus arcus est qui gallice dicitur arbalaste  i 32
( MS: s.xiii2 )  hec balea .i. funda vel instrumentum quod vulgus vocat ‘arblaste’  i 387
( 1318 )  si fut tret de un quarrel de arblaste  24.21
( 1323-25 )  jeo trovoi arcbalestes de vyz de deux peez  51
( 1377 )  fuistes por arcz arblastes  162
( MS: s.xiii2 )  muccipula, instrumentum ad mures capiendos sic docta dicta quia mures stringat gallice:  ii 172
arblaste a un, deux pé
arblaste a tur
1 mil.weapons balista, cross-bow
( 1194-99; MS: s.xiii2 )  Un enemis al creatur Teneit une arb[a]laste a tur; Al serjant traist par une archiere, Si[l] feri el piz desoz la chiere  3567
arblaste de troille
1mil.weaponsbalista, cross-bow furnished with a winding mechanism
( MS: s.xiii )  balistas trocleatas: arbelastes de truyl  ii 151
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  balistas trocleatas: aleblaz de trolle  ii 147
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