riorte (1212)

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riorte (1212)


[ FEW: 10,337b retortus; Gdf: 7,47a reorte; GdfC: ; TL: 8,862 rëorte; DEAF:  reorte; DMF:  réorthe; TLF:  réorthe; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2816b retorquere ]
reorte,  riort;  roorte,  rorte,  retorte  


1bot.treeswithy, flexible branch used for tying
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Por peitral, por estriers, por cengles, roortes eust totes sengles De chaesne ou de coudre ou d'osier  1460
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Rollant le prist e le lya ou quatre retortes a un arbre  1069
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  F. chace anatyn de reorte (M.E. wippe)  193
equit.withy, flexible branch used as a whip
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  Li charetter avera sa riorte, Mes li carruer la aguilloun enporte  901
retordre  retort 
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