spore (1415)

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spore (1415)


[FEW: *17,185b *sporo; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  esperon (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  spur n.1; MED:  spore n.2; DMLBS: 3172c spurrum]

pl. sporis  


1(M.E.)  equit.implementspur, metal spike attached to a rider’s heel for urging a horse forward
( 1415 ) Item, veillis sporis, pris .x. d.  89
esporon  sporon  sporier 
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