bisse1 (s.xii1)

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bisse1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 1,340a bestia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,327a bisse; TL: 1,981 bisse; DEAF:  bisse 1; DMF:  biche 1; TLF:  biche; OED:  bisse n.2; MED:  bisse n.1; DMLBS: 201a bissa /201b bissus 1 ]
bice,  biche,  bisce,  bis,  bise,  bysse, 
pl. vises (l. bises)  ii 94  

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1zool.domesticated animal
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  beneissez, vus, tutes fieres bestes et bisses (Latin: omnes bestiae et pecora) al seignur  280.15
2zool.mammalshind, roe-deer
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Quatre bisses e chevrols sis  2733
( MS: s.xii2 ) cerva: hynd .i. bysse  i 22
( MS: s.xiii1 )  cervos: (J) bisses(var. bises (R)MS: s.xiii1; cerphs (D)MS: s.xiii1)  253
( MS: s.xiii2 )  cervam: bisse  ii 5
( MS: s.xiiiex )  hec fele [...]: bice, hinde  175
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  cerfs, biches, brocartz  31.12
herald.hind
( c.1275 )  Le counte de T., d’or a un byse de gule  50.120
zool.mammalsfawn
( MS: s.xiiiex )  hinnulus: (H) bise gallice (var. anglice foun (Ha)MS: s.xivin)  i 337
3fig.sweetheart, lover
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Fiz, aies leesce Od la moiller de ta jovniece. Bisse te seit tres acceptable [...]; Ses mameles te facent ivre [...]  3853
( 1327; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Va t’en chaunson ignelement A la Bise (var. bisse) [...], Si la ditez brefment [...]  (L) 107
teste de bisse
1herald.deer-head
( MS: c.1334 )  Monsire W.M., d’argent a un scheveron de goules a troiz testes de bis de goules  m 3
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