paufis (c.1195)

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paufis (c.1195)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 7,529a palus 1; Gdf: 6,44b paufis; GdfC: ; TL: 7,492 paufis; DEAF:  pel 1 (paufis); DMF:  paufis; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The FEW suggests this form is a compound formed on palus + fixus


1archit.palisade, fence made of wooden stakes
( c.1195; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Al paufis vint qui est mirables, ou il vit primes les diables  1877
palé#2  paleis#1  paler#1  paliser  pel#2 
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