eschec1 (s.xii2/4)

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eschec1 (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 17,75a *skâk; Gdf: 3,380b eschec; GdfC: ; TL: 3,890 eschiec 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  eschiec; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 801c esceccum ]
eschech,  eschek;  eskek  


( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Mult grant eschech en unt si chevaler D'or e d'argent e de guarnemenz chers  99
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De l’eschec qu’il ad conquis fet as soens aveals  2065
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Mult fu bel l’eschec que Boves ad conquis  2950
( MS: s.xiiiex )  s’il (=the falcon) est custumer eschek prendre, si le contregardez a voler avant le solail levant  87C
mil. pillaging
( 1294 )  a la fez sy unt yl corru la par nostre congé, a la fez par embler e par eskek  21-22 Ed I 507
oisel de eschec
1falc.bird captured as prey
( MS: s.xiiiex )  s’il avient k’il (the falcon) prenge oisel de eschek, bel li tolez des piez saun vilenie  87C
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