perriere (1171-74)

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perriere (1171-74)

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[ FEW: 8,323a petrarium; Gdf:  perriere 6,108c; GdfC: 10,336c pierrier; TL: 7,772 perrier; DEAF: ; DMF:  perrier 2 / perrière; TLF: ; OED:  perrier n.1; MED:  perrerer n.; DMLBS: 2258a petraria ]
perere,  perrere,  perrier,  priere, 
pl. pereris  ii 135
pl. periris  i 230  

The AND and CF dictionaries distinguish between perrerie in reference to 'precious stones', and perriere 'petrary' and 'stony ground, path', though the DMLBS notes that petraria (2258a) could have the senses of both these forms.


1lapid.weaponsmil.petrary, catapult, stonethrowing machine
( MS: s.xii2 ) balista: perere  37.18
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Des perrieres, des mangunals Abatent les turs e les murals  6003
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  perreres e mangoneus e motouns e autres engynes bones a chateuz prendre  333
2lapid.stone floor, path
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  Tut contremunt la vile ala par le perrier  5949
( MS: 1272-82 )  Meuz vaut jungiere ki lointaingne priere  775
pere#2  perree#1  perrei  perrel  perrette  perrier  perrerie  perrin  perrun  perrus 
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