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boef (1113-19)

[ FEW: 1,445a bos; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,392b buef; TL: 1,1186 buef; DEAF:  buef; DMF:  boeuf; TLF:  boeuf; OED:  beef n.; MED:  bef n.; DMLBS: ]
beauff,  bef,  beff,  beif,  beof,  beofe,  beuf,  bief,  bieof,  bof,  boof,  bouef,  bove,  buef,  bues,  buf,  beef  iii 138 besfe (l. beffe)  161 (C1) bos  1550
pl. befs,  beffs,  beofs,  beofves,  beufs,  boefs,  boes,  boevz,  bofves,  bofs,  bos,  bouefs,  boufes,  bufs,  bouis,  boves,  bovis,  bowes,  buves,  bués  104.1177  


1mammalslivestockzool.ox, steer
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Dunc maurent les blez Que boes unt laburez  1261
( MS: s.xiii1 )  boves: (D) bowes  258
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  humme ne deit coveiter malement la meisun sun prome, ne sun bef, ne sun asne  87v
( MS: c.1250 )  Hic et hec bos: boef  i 418
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  lez affres, e lez boefs, e les vaches, e lez berbiz  266.c12
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  De chescun carcoys de beofe, vache, bovete [...] seyt pris obole  202
herald.ox (as an armorial bearing)
( s.xiii; MS: 1607 )  Le roy de D., d’or un beauff gulez  38.15
( 1312-13 )  Item, ij carcoys et demy de boof - xxij s.  E101/14/26
( MS: 1419 )  Qe le carkays de meillour bief soit vendu pur un marc  712
boef de mer
( MS: s.xiii1/4 )  bocca marina: buf de mer  i 119
( MS: s.xiii )  bocca marina: bof de mer  ii 91
boef de seint Martin
1culin.beef cured at Martinmas for winter use
( MS: c.1325 )  Pernés bef de sen Martin e de ceel un bone porsioun  140.585
fel de boef
(wilde) lange de boef
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [P]ernez les racines de la lange de boef unce une  i 65
( MS: c.1340 )  Buglossa: (B2) gallice lange de boef, anglice reÞerne-tounge  57
( MS: s.xv1/4 ) Lingua bovina agreste: (C) wylde long de bef  161
oil de boef
rest de boef
Deu done le boef par la corne
1God’s gifts have their drawbacks
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Or me dirrez cum ciw u borne: Issi me dune Deu boef par la corne  910
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