conche (s.xiii1)

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conche (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1000b concha; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 2,652 conche; DEAF:  conche; DMF:  conche 1; TLF:  conche; OED:  conch n.; MED:  conch n.; DMLBS: 419a concha ]
comque,  cenche  

( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  ils serront servies des choux […] et auxi du lait et des ouys ovesques les comques (= boiled eggs in their shells) , l’aubeaux et les moealx  17.30
zool.crustaceanshell, mollusc
( MS: s.xiii2 )  conche: conches, welkes  i 231
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  un autre pessoun de la mier qe la philosophre appele conche (var. (B: c.1330) cenche)  41
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Chascune conche par raison Ne deit avoir se un (=pearl) non  194.1185
conche de mer
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  une leine que om trove en ces conches de mer  i 190
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