summail (s.xii3/4)

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summail (s.xii3/4)


[FEW: 11,64a sagma; Gdf: 7,465a somaille; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  some 2 (somaille); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
somail,  somaile,  somaille,  somayl;  summal  


1zool.horsespack animal, especially packhorse (with its load or burden)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Lur femes, lur enfanz, lur hernois, lur somaille  1862
( 1373 )  plusours gentz [...] decoupent les ditz arbours, et par charettes et somailles [...] les emportent  ii 124
( 1383 )  nous ont ottroiez leur grant de somail a nostre oeps  ii 255
2merch.unitload of a pack-animal subject to tax or toll
( 1329-30 )  de chesqun summail de seil un farling  3-4 Ed III 65
carriage et summail
1(service of providing) carriage by pack-animal
( 1373; MS: s.xii )  deux centz chivaux pur nostre cariage et somayl  ii 150
sume#2  sumelier  sumetier  summage  summeier  summier 
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