brecke (1113-19)

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brecke (1113-19)

[ FEW: 15/i,263a *breka; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,371b bresche; TL: 1,1131 breche; DEAF:  breche; DMF:  brèche; TLF:  brèche 1; OED:  breach n. / break n.1 / breck n.; MED:  brech(e n. / breck n.; DMLBS: 215a brecca /215a brecha 2 ]
brecce,  breche,  brek,  breke,  brekke,  bresche,  bruche  


1break, gap, breach
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  En la breche est l’entree Que nus est aprestee  1660
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  tresqu’en Humbre siglent es brecces  5454
( 1275 )  la grant brekke del mur, qi chaist passé a ja pres de deus aunz  17
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Estopez vos orreilles si com l’em estoupe la brecke d’espines  (ed. des pines) (var. des espines (BN)MS: s.xivin)  188.20
( 1386 )  hebbyngnettes myses [...] en la bruche envers Berkyng [...] al breche sur la terre l’abbé de S.  120
ven.(forest) break
( 1312 )  il avoit brek lessé qe nous poems chacer nos bestes et vous levastes un fosse en ceo brecke  Ed II xii 126
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