escorce (s.xii/xiii)

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escorce (s.xii/xiii)

[ FEW: 11,328a scortea; Gdf: 3,423c escorce; GdfC: 9,518c escorce; TL: 3,964 escorce; DEAF: ; DMF:  écorce; TLF:  écorce; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
escorche,  escors,  escorse,  escorze;  eschorce,  eschorche;  ecorche;  acorse,  escorge  ii 334 etcorche (l. eçcorce)  126.431  


1bot.trees(dry) bark (of tree)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  La braunche quant ele enmarcist [...] gete sa escorce  123.15
( MS: s.xiv )  codicibus: escorchis  ii 58
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  liber: (D) escorce  ii 54, 55
(living) bark, sprout
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (Crusaders who had driven their lances into the ground) l’endemeyn les troverunt pleynes d’escorces e fluries  269
outside, surface
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Le pomme de cedre si est de tiel nature qe pres de l’escors par dehors est assez douz a goster  109
skin, peel
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [P]ernez [...] les escorces de pommes gernettes [...]  i 58
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  Adonc est li figeer pelez e le escorce est tote ostee  235.21
( MS: c.1325 )  Pernez le fruit […] e ostez l’ecorche que est dehors e pernés le fruit dedeins  126.431
shell (of nut)
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  la noiz ki ad aspre e dure l’escorce defors [...]  i 10
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 )  ele prist [...] l’escorce de nugauges  228-9
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Pernez en esté les nugaces […] od tutes les escorches  13
chaff (of wheat)
( MS: c.1300 )  Petala: cortices tritici idem, g[allice] les escors de furment  114.214
2bark used as a lamp-wick
( MS: s.xiii )  scincenduli cincenduli vel scicendeli : (A) escorces  ii 50
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  lucubre: (O) escorces, keus(var. (D: xiii/xiv) kexis, eschors; (T: xii/xiii) cresils)  ii 50
3a trifling amount
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  N’out en la terre duze homes si forz Qui vers li feissent une force La vaillance d’une petite ecorce  8058
mene escorce
1inner layer of bark
( s.xiii2/3; MS: s.xiiim )  E la meine escorce de su  1080
l’escorce d’une breeche
1fig.(as object of little worth)
( 1312; MS: s.xiv1 )  Mordauncestre e fresche force Ne vouchent sauf en moy l’escorce De une breke  487
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