fother (c.1300)

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fother (c.1300)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  fother n.; MED:  fother n.; DMLBS: 996a fothera ]
fothere,  fouther;  focher;  fothre,  fouthre,  fodre  149  


1fother (unit of weight, about 1 ton)
( c.1300 )  Del focher (l. fother) de plombe [...] viid.  i 8
( 1381 )  vous mandons que des issues de vostre receite facez achater un fothere demy de plumbe pur les amendementz et covertours des tourre et mesons susdites  i 175
( 1428 )  j fouther de plomb  64
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