eire2 (s.xii3/4)

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eire2 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 25,1318a ager; Gdf: 1,194b aire 1; GdfC: ; TL: 1,253 aire 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  aire 2; TLF: ; OED:  eyrie/aerie n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 44a aerea ]
heire;  aair  


1also_fig.orn.zool.nest, eyrie
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (dragons) Iloec tenent lur vis, lur eires e lur liz  C 107
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  E si [li] pere ou mere i seient, Ki les prendra bien tost blescereient, Si vus dirrai ben ke il frunt: Cel heire ben tost enharrunt  84
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  eires de tote manere d’oiseaus  27
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  comment on doit l’oisel prendre en son ni. [S]e vos savés en aucun lieu aair d’ostur ou d'esprevier [...]  506 (V)
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