girfalc (s.xii3/3)

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girfalc (s.xii3/3)


[ FEW: 16,43b gîr; Gdf: 4,265b gerfaucon; GdfC: 9,696c gerfalc; TL: 4,325 girfauc; DEAF: G563 gerfaut; DMF:  gerfaut; TLF:  gerfaut; OED:  gyrfalcon n.; MED:  gerfaucoun n.; DMLBS: 1077b girfalco ]
girfac,  girfauc,  girfauk,  gyrfauk,  girfauke,  girfaut;  gerfauc,  gerfauk;  gierfauk;  girefauc;  gerefauc;  girfacunt,  gerfacun,  gerfacoun;  girfaucun,  gerfaucon,  gerfaukun,  jerfaucon; 
pl. girfaus  


( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Osturs, girfaus e espervers  1553
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  kar je prendrai od mes osturs les lus de bois e les granz urs, les senglers preng de mes girfaus  507
( MS: s.xiii )  girfauc, girefauc, gerefauc, herodius  i 228
( MS: s.xiv1 )  herodius: un gerfacoun (M.E. a gentil faucon)  14
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  En queux tarettes furent trovez graunt plenté des jerfaucons, les queux furent donez al roy d’Engletere pur sa debute avoir  67.8
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