estrie (s.xii1/3)

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estrie (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 12,301b striga; Gdf: 3,651c estrie 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1476 estrie; DEAF:  estrie; DMF:  estrie; TLF: ; OED:  stry n.; MED:  stri(e n.; DMLBS: 3213c striga 2 ]


1orn.zool.screech-owl (which was believed to drink the blood of small children)
( MS: s.xiii1 )  (Molochitis) L’enfant garde pur (=against) l’estrie  196.1263
( MS: s.xiiiex )  strix: estrie, (M.E. mare)  ii 166
2evil spirit
( s.xii1/3; MS: c.1200 )  Est[r]ie mal ne li fera Ki a sun col la portera  246.1307
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  hec lamia, .i. estrie  95
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  e quel mestier il (=the seven deadly sins) servent en la court del malfee; qi sunt mariez a cels seet estries et pur quei il sunt mult a hair  143.21
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