fossour (1212)

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fossour (1212)

[ FEW: 3,742a fossorium; Gdf: 4,105b fossoir /4,105c fossor; GdfC: ; TL: 3,2173 fossoir; DEAF: ; DMF:  fosseur 2 / fossoir; TLF:  fossoir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 995b fossorium ]
fosseour,  fosseur,  fossor  


1implementspade, mattock, tool for digging
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  S'entrot od ses freres laienz E trovot, labouranz dedenz, Par droit numbre autretanz ovrours Com fist laienz jetter fossours, Qui orent ja fait grant journal  9812
( MS: c.1300 ) prist un fosseur, si començat a fuir  27r
( MS: s.xiv )  Ligo [...] Gallici appellant picois, instrumentum est rusticanum gallice fossors  i 389
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