carcan (c.1185)

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carcan (c.1185)

[ FEW: 2/i,361b carcannum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,427c carcan; TL: 2,259 charchan; DEAF: ; DMF:  carcan; TLF:  carcan; OED:  carcan n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 280a carcannus ]
carcaunt;  karcant,  karkan,  karqein  


1carcan, iron collar
( c.1185 )  Il est asez en fort liens: Es pez bues, el col carcan  7021
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Ceo chevalers le pernent [...] E al col li ferment un pesaunt carcaunt  (ms. kartayne) (var. (D: s.xiii2) karcant) Que bien peise quinze quarters de forment  (B) 914
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  piez e meins lu fist lier De buies e d’anels de fer E de karqeins charger lu col  12399
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