chenaille (s.xiiiin)

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chenaille (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 2/i,192b canis; Gdf: 2,122a chienaille; GdfC: ; TL: 2,392 chienaille; DEAF:  chien; DMF:  chiennaille; TLF:  chiennaille; OED:  chenaille n.; MED:  chenaille n.; DMLBS: ]


1pej.cur, scoundrel
( s.xiii4/4; MS: 1315-25 )  il dunc prist Icel Giuet par l’ora[i]lle […] ?Levez suis, dan chenaile’  551
coll.pej.pack of dogs, riff-raff
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Ne sunt pas angele mes chenaille  14982
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