organal (1240)

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organal (1240)

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[ FEW: 7,410b organum; Gdf: 5,635c orguenal; GdfC: ; TL: orgenal orgenal; DEAF:  orgene (orgenal); DMF:  orguenal; TLF: ; OED:  organal a.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The adjectival use is confined to a sense, which, though attested in medieval Latin organum, English organ(e and Continental French organe (DMF), is absent from the Anglo-Norman substantive organe1.


membre organal
1anat.principal member
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  si la plaie avent trois dois desuz le genul u del genul amunt [u] en la carnosité de la jambe u e[st] l[e] menbre organal, si est peril e si fait mut a duter  i
veine organal
1anat.jugular vein, artery
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le cheval fu feru en la veine coral (var. (P: c.1310) organal)  4151 (var.)
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E si la veine organale [n']est taillé par le devant dite plaie, dunc metez sur la plaie un drap mis en albun d'oef  i 63.4
organe#1  organer  orgues 
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