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con1 (1160-74)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1540b cunnus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 2,649 con; DEAF:  con 1; DMF:  con; TLF:  con; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 534b cunnus ]
conne,  conu,  coun,  cun,  cune  


1anat.femalefemale genitals, vulva or vagina
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  ele boute son doi en son con et le move amont et aval por fere issir le sperme  i 244
( MS: s.xiii )  vulva: (L) cune  ii 125
( MS: c.1250 )  Hec vulva: cun  i 412
( 1321 )  (the man accused of rape) prit soun vit … et le mit en mi le conu meime cete J., et li debrusa le watershad … et ravit sa puselage  xxvi 88
( MS: c.1335 )  Bon est de assaier De fere le coun al jumente parler  iii 210.122
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  mes coillons, ma conne, mes cuisses  52.5
2 nametoponym (used as the name for a river)
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Dous eves a en la contree, L'une est Cul, l’autre est Con nomee; Li reis [...] Por la vilté des nons [...] Par les eves passer ne volt  ii 252.9874
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