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brael (1155)

[ FEW: 1,479b braca; Gdf: 1,718b braiel; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1112 braiel; DEAF:  braie (braiel); DMF:  braiel; TLF: ; OED:  brail n.1; MED:  brail n.; DMLBS: 214a braiellum ]
braele,  braer;  braheal,  brahel,  braiel,  braier,  braihel,  brail,  braioel,  braiol,  braoil;  breelle; 
pl. braelis,  braelleis,  braeuz  


1costumebreech-girdle, belly-band, drawers, breeches
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  du chief de son braier une clef deffermerent  i 82.2008
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  li cops avala, ne fist arestement Tresqu’il vint al brael  3402
( MS: c.1250 )  De vestibus. [...] hoc subligar: brael  i 416
( c.1290; MS: s.xv1 )  al braiel [...] Pen la lanere que vous attache Les. ij. chauces  (B) 94v
( MS: s.xiii2 )  lumbare: (C) brayel (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) uardecors; (L: xiii/xiv) vesture de reyns)  ii 68.65
( MS: s.xiiiex )  ventrale: (C) brael  ii 170
( MS: s.xiiiex )  brachileum: brayl  ii 57.92
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  hoc brachile: (D) brael  ii 55.92
( MS: s.xiii )  lumbaribus: breelles, anglice bregeldelis  ii 110.63
( MS: s.xiii )  lumbaria: (C) brael (var. (B: s.xiii) braeuz )  i 227
2leather thong, strap
( c.1290; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Si ert le chartil de bons braheals (M.E. wyythes) Ferm lyez as esseals  (5) 152v
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xv2 )  un brahel a cartdehel  26.L50 (D)
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xv2 )  brael id est a cartwyche  26.L50 (D)
ship. brail, small rope attached to the sail to haul it in before furling
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les braiols funt lacier al mast Que li venz par desuz ne past  11231
3anat.waist, rump, belly
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  ly baume [...] vient des petites arbresteaux qe ne sont mye plus haut qe jusques au braier d’un homme  153
orn.falc.zool.anat.brail, rump or belly of a falcon
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Li braieus (var. (D: 1272-82) brayol) ch’est une tuffete de blance plume vers le fundement desos le keue  36B
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