roet1 (1372-88)

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roet1 (1372-88)


[ FEW: 10,491b rota; Gdf: 7,221b roet 3; GdfC: 10,582a roet; TL: 8,1381 röet 2; DEAF:  roe (roët); DMF:  rouet; TLF:  rouet; OED:  rewet n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

This lexeme represent a diminutive of roe1, and can etymologically be distinguished from rote2, a more Latinate variant form of roe1 (from rota).


1small wheel (of a cart, barrow, etc.)
( 1372-88 )  .ij. peir roitz liez ové feer dont l'un peir petitz  E101/547/21/1
2archit.small wheel to drive a water mill
( 1387-88 )  Alisaundre et John Artour ount empris de faire de novell deux molynes eweres [...]. Et ensement les avauntditz carpenters ferront de novel les roetz ovesqe l'extrees de novel merym bon  468
roe#1  roé  roele#1  roeler#1  roelette  roer#1  roer#2  rote#2  ruet 
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