mortais (s.xiv1)

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mortais (s.xiv1)

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[ FEW: 23,15a 'mortaise'; Gdf: 5,415c mortaise; GdfC: ; TL: 6,305 mortaise; DEAF:  mortaise; DMF:  mortaise; TLF:  mortaise; OED:  mortise n.; MED:  morteis(e n.; DMLBS: 1843b mortasius ]


1mortise, hole, cavity (into which the cross was inserted)
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Lors leverent la croiz amont et avoyent mys un grand trief de cedre en la tere, et en cel avoyent fait un mortayse ou le pee de la croiz y enserroit  100.4
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