puilluncel (s.xii2)

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puilluncel (s.xii2)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,541a pullus 2; Gdf: 6,350b pouloncel; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pol 2 (poloncel); DMF:  poulonceau; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1orn.zool.young, chick of the partridge
( s.xii2; MS: c.1200 )  Li pertriz [...] ad teil costume qu'ele cove les puilluncels as altres oisels si lor tour lor niz, mais [...], Ensement li diables avoit cest siecle saisit, ki estoit noz nostre segnur Jesus, si li tolit ses puillunceals  405.858 and 863
poulinee  pulle  pullet 
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