talun (c.1170)

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talun (c.1170)

talon,  taloun  


( MS: c.1250 )  hic talus: talon  i 420.67
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  les talouns (M.E. heeles)  (T) 122r
2falc.allux, hinder claw of bird of prey
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Li talons est li orteus deriere  252
du frunt jesque au talun
1from top to toe
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  debrisé du frund gesc'au talun  1703
se mustrer le talun
1to turn on one's heels, flee
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  (At Mass) Si il i ait predicaciun, Tost se muster (l. mustre) le talun. Ilokes ne volt demurer  408
seisir al talun
1to fall at the feet of
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  si.l seisit al talun E devant les barons li fist tiel oreison  4550
sivre al talun, as taluns
1to follow on the heels (of)
( MS: s.xiiim )  le frere s'en ala chaut pas a maisun. E li abes A. le sui al talun  588
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  un unicorn lui suist as talons  46
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.