astele (1155)

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astele (1155)

[ FEW: 25,595b astella; Gdf: 1,456c astele; GdfC: 8,218c astelle; TL: 3,1372 astele; DEAF: ; DMF:  attelle; TLF:  attelle; OED:  astel n.; MED:  astel n.; DMLBS: 146c astella ]
astel;  aestele,  hastele;  estel,  estele,  hestele; 
pl. estés,  stele  i 141
pl. esceles (l. esteles) eisselez  67.1  

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1splinter
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Des escuz volent les asteles  12859
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Tote la (=shield) fent jusque la bocle; Les asteles l’en ferent suz la gule  1837
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Sur sun escu […] Li vait faire un tel cembel Ke amunt volent li astel  8271
twig, chip of wood
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  O piuz e o astelles les fessoient fuir  i 70.154
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Les hasteles (M.E. shydes) fetes allumer (M.E. tende)  (C) 13ra
firewood
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  il truvat la femele En une bruscé u ele coillit astele  (B) 14419
kindling, tinder
( s.xivin; MS: c.1330 )  Fausine se moustre e revele; De Amour ne peert ja une estencele, Mes tut est allumee de Malice l’astele  54.40
2horsesequit.hame (one of two curved pieces of wood or metal which support a horse-collar)
( c.1250; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Si des hesteles du chival (M.E. hors hames) Facet hasteles (M.E. schides to brennen) vus fret mal  (A) 304vb
( MS: s.xiv )  arquillis: hames, estels  ii 154
3weaponsmil.shaft of arrow
( 1388 )  que nul fleccher de yceste citee ne overera desormés ascun dymenche […] ne ne mettera ascunes setes, boltis, n’autres lurs darrés pur […] vender […] forsque pur mettre les chefs sur les estés quant busoigne soit  i 110
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