force2 (c.1165)

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force2 (c.1165)

[ FEW: 3,710a forfex; Gdf: 4,65b force 2; GdfC: ; TL: 3,2058 force 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  forces; TLF:  forces; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 977a forcia 1 ]

pl. forsis  

s._sg._and_pl.

1med.implementforceps
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Sa buche dunc ou force ad overt E trove la lange coupee apert  M 889
implement(a pair of) shears
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  si li prez fu od falcs fauchez U [si] od forces fust trenchez  342.24
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Ysolt les forces lu donat. Od les forces haut se tundi  208-209
( MS: 1419 )  Item, si Toundour soit trové en defaute, qe draps ne soit moylé, forface ses forces  724
implementscissors
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Nule femme nel deffereit, Si force u cutel n’i meteit  566
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Toz lor secrez avant porter, Coutelez, forces, aumosnieres, Ovec autres pelfres meins chieres  148ra
( MS: s.xiii1 )  forficem: (R) force(var. forces (J)MS: s.xiii1)  244
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  forficem: forsis  ii 87
forces de chambre
1implementscissors
( MS: c.1250 )  Hec forfex –cis: forces de cambre  i 414
( MS: c.1250 )  hec forpex: forces de chombre  i 422
force pest le pré
1prov.needs must when the devil drives
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Sovent ad esté reprové, Ço dient, que force pest le pré  284
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Ke volez vus, force pest le pré; Baudwin en fu desbaraté, Ke le champ gwerpi a grant meschef  233.41
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Mais tut enviz se rendent, car “force paist le pré”, Ceo dit hom en proverbe de veille antiquité  302.879
This is an AND2 Phase 2 (F-H) entry. © 2006-2008 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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