greille1 (s.xii2/4)

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greille1 (s.xii2/4)


[ FEW: 4,201b gracilis; Gdf: 4,330b graile; GdfC: ; TL: 4,526 graisle; DEAF: G1195 graisle (graisle); DMF:  grêle 3; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  greille n.; DMLBS: ]
greile,  greyle,  graille;  gredle,  gredile;  grele,  grelle;  greidle;  graisle,  greisle,  gresle; 
pl. grelez,  gleyve(l. greyle?) grael,  grellet,  grelet  ii 5
pl. gralgez  


1musicmil.trumpet, horn (used to give signal in battle)
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Sunent cil graisle e derere e devant E tuit rachatent encuntre l’olifant  1832
( c.1185 )  Son graille en halt fait soner  7179
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Pur la victorie dunt il out la saisine Il funt soner greilles e businne  (B) 11072
( MS: s.xiii1 )  tibie: gralgez  ii 100
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Quant li provos l'entent, s'ad .i. grael sonnee, Il et tote si home sunt mult tost adoubbé [...] La furent tote ensamble pur combatre rangee  652
( MS: s.xiii2 )  lituus: ruet, grellet  i 75
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  lituus: gleyve (l. greyle?)  ii 83
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