fereis (s.xii3/4)

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fereis (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,466a ferire; Gdf: 3,753c fereis 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1731 ferëiz; DEAF:  ferir (fereiz); DMF:  féris; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
fereiz,  ferreiz  


1mil.weaponsclashing (of arms), battle
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Mult oissiez grant corneiz E de lances grant croisseiz, De machues grant fereiz E d’espees grant chapleiz  ii 184.8051
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  A l’abesser des lances ot grant fereiz: Ferent des espees e des brans forbiz  1876
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Grant est li ferreiz, grif est li caplement  (O) 4730
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Ja i eust grant fereiz, Se cel baret ne fust queissiz  7131
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