fresnin (s.xii2/4)

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fresnin (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 3,772a fraxinus; Gdf: 4,142b fresnin /4,122c fraissin; GdfC: ; TL: 3,2192 fraisnin; DEAF: ; DMF:  fresin; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
fraisnin;  freinin;  frednin,  fresine  


1bot.treesof the ash-tree
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Au Raviner de sa semblance Ly fresnes porte resemblance, Car soutz l'ombrage q'est fresine N'est plante n'erbe que cresance Avoir porra  6891
ashen, of ash(-wood)
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Entre ses poinz teneit sa hanste fraisnine  720
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Il i avra croissi meinte lance fresnine  1660
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Desore penant deveng e preng burdun (=pilgrim’s staff) fresnin  1828
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