dosse1 (s.xii3/3)

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dosse1 (s.xii3/3)

[ FEW: 3,120a dolsa; Gdf: 2,740c dolse; GdfC: ; TL: 2,2050 dousse; DEAF: ; DMF:  dousse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


dosse d'ail
1culin.condim.clove of garlic
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1245 )  pernez autretant des greins cum dosses d’ail  115
( MS: c.1325 )  doce de aly anglice ‘garlek’  116.305
fig.(as object of little worth)
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Tute ma paine e mun travail Ne me vaut une dosse d’ail  3324
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Ne volt respiter (=of a debt) dosse de aylle, Ceo est a dyre graunt ne petyt  7577
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