polankre (1409-11)

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polankre (1409-11)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,350a phalanx; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  polancre n.; MED:  pole-anker n.; DMLBS: ]

The OED (Third Edition, 2006) suggests an influence from the word ancre1 that is probably unetymological. This lexeme may have the same origin as pollance.


1ship.implementpulley for hoisting or hauling ropes (?)
( 1409-11 )  [...] .ij. yerdropes, .iij. petitz ropes febles, .ij. pendantz pour lez polankrez  iii 54
( 1422-27 )  De pendantz pro les pollancres  ii 73
poleige  poletwyn  polir#2  polive  polivestokke  pollance 
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