septentrion (1155)

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septentrion (1155)


[ FEW: 11,481b septentrio; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,663c septentrion; TL: 9,502 septentrïon; DEAF:  septentrion; DMF:  septentrion; TLF:  septentrion; OED:  Septentrion n. and a.; MED:  septentrion(e n.; DMLBS: 3035a septentrio ]
septemtriun;  septentrium,  septentriun;  semtentrion;  setentrion  


1 astron. the Plough, main seven stars of the Ursa Major constellation
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ne piert qe quinze jors en l'an septentrion; Ces sunt les esteilles qe nos Charle Wain nomon  4673
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  septemtriun, Que nus char el ciel apelum  i 163.47
2 geog. north, northern region
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Les remasilles des Bretuns, Que nus Gualeis ore apelums, Ki sunt devers septentrion, Orent en lur subjection  14817
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  al septentrion al froit  4587
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  iceles [...] menent devers semtentrion  288.iv.3
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Septemtriun ço est le north  425
3 meteo. north wind
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Li premer est septemtriun, Ke nus ici bise numum; Cesti s'en vent dever le nordh, E fet nues e froiz e forz  1685
septentrional  septentrioné 
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