espiet (s.xii2/4)

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espiet (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 17,179a *speot; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,544b espiel; TL: 3,1203 espiet; DEAF: ; DMF:  épieu; TLF:  épieu; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
espied;  espé,  espee,  esped,  espei,  espeie,  espai,  espoi,  espoie;  espié,  espier;  epoi  


1weaponsmil.spear, lance
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  El cors li mis mun espiet une feiz  3456
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Brandi sunt li espied, destoers li gonfanun  1502
( MS: s.xiiiin )  venabulum: espei  i 378
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  li ours [...] cop d’espee ne d’espier Avisonc ne poet redouter  11816
( MS: c.1250 )  veru: espee  i 423.243
2implementbroach, spit
( MS: s.xiii )  hoc veru: (P) espeye  261
( MS: s.xiii )  verutenses: (A) espais(var. (T: xii/xiii) fusses)  ii 44
( MS: c.1250 )  hoc ve[ru] [...] plur. hec verua, espoi en quisine  i 414
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Aprés ceo k’ele (=goose) est mise sur l’espoi e quant ele est partuit cosue, si la metez al feu rostir  290.213
espee  spitte  spoie 
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