busson (1121-35)

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busson (1121-35)

[ FEW: 15/i,196a *bosk-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,353a bouisson; TL: 1,1200 buisson; DEAF:   bois (buisson); DMF:  buisson; TLF:  buisson; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 229a busso ]
bussoun,  bussun,  busun;  buschon;  bushoun;  busschon,  busschoun,  busshoun,  busszoun;  buisson,  buisoun,  buisum,  buisun,  buissun;  boisson,  boissun,  boisun,  bosçoun ,  bisson  9.20
pl. bossins  21-22 Ed I 113
pl. boysonnes  3749  


( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cest buissun est numé En griu 'erechine'  779
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  se musçad [...] En un buissun  1826
( MS: c.1250 )  hec frutex, rubus vel dumus: boissun  i 427
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  meuz chaunte mauviz (M.E. throstel) en busson (M.E. bosc)  715
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  il vist devant lui un busson arder  26.16
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  Le vent vente par my le brousson (M.E. bussh)  5.12
2prov.(= 'Half a loaf is better than no bread)
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  Desoz petit boisson abri atent l’em  12.333


3treesgeog.bot.bushes, brier-patch, thicket
( MS: s.xiii1 )  vepres  (ms. vespes) : bussun  ii 103-04
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Asaartent boisuns e bois  386rubr
( MS: s.xiii )  sentibus: .i. bussuns  i 65
( 1285 )  issi q’il n’i eit fosse, suthboys ou bussuns ou l’em peut tapir  i 97
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Se prist a les mountaynes, se tynt en les bosçouns  ii 58
( MS: s.xiiiex )  dumetis: (C) en bussuns(var. buschons (Hb)MS: s.xiii2; busshi place (A)MS: s.xv2)  i 336
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  vepribus: bussuns  ii 87
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  frutecta: (T) bossuns  ii 39
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