segresteine (c.1240)

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segresteine (c.1240)


[ FEW: 11,32a sacer; Gdf: 7,350a secretain (secretaine); GdfC: ; TL: 9,315 secrestaine; DEAF:  ssecrestain (secrestaine); DMF:  sacristaine; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2890c sacristanus ]
segersteine,  segresteyne  


1 eccl. occupation female female sexton, sacristan, nun who is responsible for the maintenance of a convent church and its contents
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Une nonaine jadis estoit [...] Si fu segersteine de sa mesun  67.XIV.16
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Une nuyt [...] prist les clefs del mouster, com cele qe fust segresteyne [e ben le pout fere]  100
segrestein  segresteinerie  segrestie  sextain 
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