fecche (s.xiii2)

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fecche (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: *14,413a vicia; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  vetch n.; MED:  fecche n.; DMLBS: ]
ficche,  fyeche  ii 170  
ls(loanword: M.E. )


1bot.vetch, tare
( MS: s.xiii2 )  orobus: gallice ficche  i 149
( MS: s.xiiiex )  vesce, gallice ves, fecches  ii 170
2unitbot.volume(fig.) seed or pod of the vetch, used as a measure for a small quantity
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  E donét de cele poudre soulement a la quantité de une fecche, en quel liqor ke vus volez ou en nuyle  ii 144
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