[bibre] (1271-72)

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[bibre] (1271-72)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  bèbre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1mil.weaponsjavelin used by the ancient Germans, similar to the pilum
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Mes les barbarins ki sunt a pé usent nomeement de iceus (=spears), si les apelent libres (l. bibres) (Latin: bebras) e portent doble ou treble en batailles  24.23
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