besague (1160-74)

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besague (1160-74)

[ FEW: 1,378b bisacutus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,317c besaigue; TL: 1,936 besagu /1,936 besague; DEAF:  besagu / besagu (besague); DMF:  besaiguë; TLF:  besaiguë; OED:  besague | besagew n.; MED:  besagu n.; DMLBS: 201a bisacutus ]
besacu,  besagu;  bessague;  bisacu,  bisagu,  bisague,  besuage (l. besague)  ii 76  


1two-pointed, forked
( MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Le seconde ministre ad la lange forgee, Besague a mentire of tote sa pensee  27


1implementagriculturalmattock, two-edged tool or axe
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Li charpentier [...] Granz coignies en lor mains tindrent, Doleures e besagues Orent a lor costez pendues  ii 126.6511
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  Besague e cuignies [...] Pur depecier les uis  5409
( MS: s.xiii )  bipennis: besagues, anglice tuybile  ii 151.49
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  si vous trovez au verger Ameroke e gletoner, Les arassez de une besagu (M.E. tuybil)  673
( MS: s.xiiiex ) rosticutio: (C) besacuz (var. (L: s.xiii) besague ) besague  ii 144.79
( MS: s.xiii/xiv ) bisacuta: (D) bisague  ii 144.79
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Picoys, dolabre et besagu (M.E. mattok)  536
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