brait (1121-35)

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brait (1121-35)

[ FEW: 1,490b *brag-; Gdf: 1,720b brait; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1116 brait; DEAF:  braire (brait); DMF:  brait; TLF: ; OED:  brai n.1; MED:  bray n.1; DMLBS: ]


1soundemotionwailing, lamenting
( c.1215; MS: 1330-40 )  Lur criz, lur braiz ne lur grantz plours  370
2soundmammals(of a donkey) braying
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Par duze faiz qu’il fait Sun rechan e sun brait  1842
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