escuillier (1174-75)

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escuillier (1174-75)

[ FEW: 2/ii,889a coleus; Gdf: 3,411b escoillier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,938 escoillier; DEAF: ; DMF:  écouiller; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 802a escuilliare ]
escoilier,  escoiller,  escuiler,  esculer  


1to castrate
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Le mustier Saint Laurenz fud le jor violé, Treis prestres el mustier par force escuillié  1702


( MS: s.xiii )  spado: esculee (quia testiculos perdiderat)  i 31
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  (it can be averred that) le baroun fu escoillé ou en prisoun […] par deus aunz […] avaunt qe cel enfant fu neez  ii 16


( MS: s.xiiim )  les escoillés ke pas nel pount faire  6748
cheval escuillié
( MS: c.1250 )  equus cantarus: cheval escuilé  i 417
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