ariete (1271-72)

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ariete (1271-72)

[ FEW: 25,219a aries; Gdf: 1,397c aries; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  aries; TLF: ; OED:  Aries n.; MED:  Aries n. (Ariete); DMLBS: 125a aries ]
ariet; 
pl. aries  

s.

1mil.battering-ram
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Car desuz a un engin ke il apelent ariet, ki destruit les murs  136.4
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