sundre (c.1170)

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sundre (c.1170)

[gdw]

[FEW: 17,282b *sunor; Gdf: 7,473c sondre; GdfC: ; TL: 9,835 sondre; DEAF:  sondre; DMF:  sondre; TLF: ; OED:  sounder n.1; MED:  soundre n.; DMLBS: 3292c sundra]
sondre;  soundre  

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1coll. zool. mammalsherd (as used for wild swine)
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim ) En un sundre de pors esrai e si huai  4648
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin ) tripee de berbys, Soundre (M.E. a flok) de pors  192
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 ) Un soundre de porks (M.E. A hep of swyn)  764
( s.xiv1/4; MS: s.xiv2 ) quant il (=wild boar) est de .iiij. ans, il icit partir hors de la sondre par age  4.35
2coll. zool. orn.flock (as used for starlings)
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin ) soundre de estourneus, Bevé de herouns  192
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 ) Un sondre de estournels (M.E. A hep of sterlingges)  833
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 ) Soundre dez porks et esturnyz (M.E. A sondre of hogges and of stares)  2.9
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