cornu2 (s.xii3/4)

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cornu2 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1207a cornutus; Gdf: 2,307a cornu 1 /2,307a cornu 2; GdfC: 9,204a cornu; TL: 7,879 cornu; DEAF:  cornu 1; DMF:  cornu; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  bestes […] Horriblement cornues, crueles de corage  7210
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  la vist Fouke serpentz cornuez, e les corns furent molt aguz  45.21
tipped with horn
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Puis voisent cumbatre […] oveke deus bastouns cornuz de une loungure  i 107
( 1329-30 )  les bastons cornez […] furunt ostez e alters bastons descornez lor furunt liverez  3-4 Ed III 554
( 1402 )  qe null homme use baselardes, daggers cornues […]  iii 506
2horned, crescent (moon)
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  La lune en s’avenue Se montre cornue  4393
3hooked, curved
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  le nez out mesasis e cornus par devant  1752
4chessgamespertaining to a bishop
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ore juent ‘le giu des alfins’, Ke n’est pas povre ne frarins. Tut seit iceo qu’il seit cornuz […]  17.274


( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Al neofime (=move) vint avant li cornuz, Si li mostre ses corns aguz  11.111
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