arblastele (s.xii3/4)

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arblastele (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: *25,109a arcuballista; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


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( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Hom les (=right breasts of Amazons) ard de fer quant sunt jovenes puceles Qe blece[es] ne soient d’esclices ne d’arblasteles  6179
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