lorein (c.1185)

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lorein (c.1185)


[ FEW: 5,423b lorum; Gdf: 5,31c lorain; GdfC: ; TL: 5,655 lorain; DEAF: ; DMF:  lorain; TLF: ; OED:  lorain n.; MED:  lorain n.; DMLBS: 1644b lorena ]
lorain,  loren,  loreyn,  lorreyn; 
pl. loreynis,  loraus (l. lorans?)  


1horsesequit.strap forming part of the bridle, harness or trappings of a horse
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Meint peitral rumpu e meint frein E meinte cengle e meint lorein  4840
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Od palefreis beaus e grans e seins, Od beles robes, od beaus loreins  1486
( MS: c.1250 )  hec epiphia: loreins  i 418
( 1261 )  si ceo ne seit qe auscun haut homme ou dame de la terre, ou prodome de la citee, voille faire son voil loreyn redubber ou reparailler, pur ceo qe il li semble bon queyntes ou eneyses  78
( MS: s.xiiiex )  loralia equina: (C) loreynz de chival (var. (D*: s.xiii/xiv) lorey[n]is;  (L: s.xiii) lorens de chival )  ii 128.13
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