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archer1 (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 25,124b arcus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,171a archier; TL: 1,503 archier; DEAF: ; DMF:  archer 1; TLF:  archer; OED:  archer n.; MED:  archer n.; DMLBS: 121a arcuarius ]
archeer,  archer,  archier, 
pl. archez  5741
pl. archares(l. archeres)  257  


1mil.archer, one who shoots with bow and arrow
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  E chevalers y venent e serjans ensement e archers plusurs  2254
( MS: s.xiii2 )  hic architenens: gallice archer  i 230
( MS: s.xiiiex )  arcubulus: (D) gallice archer  ii 159
( MS: s.xiiiex ) architenentes: (C) archers (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) aleblasters; (D*: s.xiii/xiv) archeers)  ii 129.21
( MS: c.1300 )  archiers de Wals  47
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  ascunes archiers (Latin: sagittarii) hardyment les assaillerent  11.31
ven.archer, one who hunts with bow and arrow
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  De l’altre part raveit asis […] Par ses forez ses forestiers; Ja n’i entrast chien ne archer  6224
2archer, layabout (?)
( 1316 )  e des archers et autres gentz udifs, nul ne y vigne  239.34
3astron.Sagittarius, zodiacal constellation of the Archer
( 1256; MS: c.1300 )  De dusze signes sunt garni […] virgine, balance, escorpiun, archer, chevere  1051
4 name (used as a surname)
( 1166-7 )  Edwardus Archier  xi 182
( 1199 )  Hugh le Archer  Archer
( 1214 )  William le Archer  Archer
( 1403 )  John Archier  Archer
trait d’un archer
arcel  arc#1  archer#2  archer#3  archerie 
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