[seneschale] (1273-82)

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[seneschale] (1273-82)


[ FEW: 17,70b *siniskalk; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  seneschal (seneschale); DMF:  sénéchale; TLF:  sénéchal (sénéchale); OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3024c senescalcus ]


1 female title status female seneschal, stewardess of a noble or royal estate who is in control of domestic arrangements and the administration of justice
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  Amor [...] Tu en =of the sweetness of J.C. es droite senescale, Tu en sers du ciel la grant sale  1117
seneschal  seneschalcie  seneschalie  seneschalrie 
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