lure1 (s.xiiiex)

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lure1 (s.xiiiex)


[ FEW: 16,485a *lôþr; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10.92a loirre; TL: 5,611 loirre; DEAF:  loirre; DMF:  leurre; TLF:  leurre; OED:  lure n.2; MED:  lure n.1; DMLBS: 1589a leura ]
leure,  luire,  luyre,  loirre  


1falc.lure, bait for recalling falcons (usually shaped as a bird and with a long cord attached)
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Puis pernez le falcon sus le un poin, la lure en l'autre, si li mustrez e il saudra desus  20
( MS: 1272-82 )  Faucoun e meriloun e hobé afaiterez od lure (var. (A: s.xiv1/3) loirre) [...] E si toust cum li verrez voler pres de vous, jetez la lure aukes long de vous  90.6
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Falcon et esmerillon e hobei afeiterez od la lure ou la char ert liee  218
2falc.femalea group of falcons or young women
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  Greile des gelins, turbe de creceles, Luire de faucouns, luyre de puceles  235
(s.xivin; MS: 1382)  Un sondre de estournels, Un jaroil de anes, Un lure de faucouns (M.E. A lure of faucouns)  835
( c.1290; MS: s.xivin )  lure de puceles  198
batre a lure
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