centaine (1155)

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centaine (1155)

[ FEW: 2/i,584a centus; Gdf: 2,16c centain; GdfC: 9,17c centaine; TL: 2,116 centeine; DEAF: ; DMF:  centaine; TLF:  centaine; OED:  centaine n. / centner n.; MED:  centenary n. / centener n.; DMLBS: 315c centuria ]
centein,  centeine,  centene  


1num.group of a hundred men
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex ) Par trenteines, par quarenteines, Par seisanteines, par centeines, Par legiuns e par milliers Departirent lur chevaliers  12527
( 1334-35 )  quatre centz homes […] en centeynes et vynteynes mettre, issint que totes les gentz avantditz soient prestement arraiez  i 324
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Onkore i aveit des autres centeines ki gardoient totes autres centeines, ki oncore sunt apelé centeinors  44.1
3weightunit(as measure of weight) hundredweight
( MS: 1419 )  le quele karke poysera .iiij. centaines  223
centaines et milliers
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