cervel (s.xii2)

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cervel (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 2/i,601b cerebellum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,22a cervel; TL: 2,137 cervel; DEAF:  cervel; DMF:  cerveau; TLF:  cerveau; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 317b cerebellum ]
cervele,  cervelle,  cervial,  cervil;  servel,  servele,  servile,  servi (l. servil)  339  


( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  li kachevels (l. kachenels?) al chair li esquacha e li cerviaux li espandi  11
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  Moun frount e ma cervele (M.E. brayn)  40
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  Et por ce oistres et creveches et cervelles et mouele de toutes bestes croissent et descroissent solonc la lune  75.43
( MS: s.xiiiex )  in cerebro: (C) en la servele (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) en le cervel )  ii 126
anat.crown of head
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Une curune li ad fet Tut res a res de la cervele  9851
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  mon cervil, ma cervelle  51.31
2thought, reasoning
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  Tut dis avez vous arestu le seint Esperit par dure cervele  (A) 365b
meule de cervel
1anat.brain marrow, white matter of the brain
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  Frenesie est aposteme a la foyz en la meule del cervel  ii 139.20
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