cresset (s.xii)

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cresset (s.xii)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1279a crassus; Gdf: 2,354b craisset; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1009 craisset; DEAF:  cras (craisset; DMF:  craisset; TLF: ; OED:  cresset n.1; MED:  cresset n.; DMLBS: 511c crassetus ]
crescet;  crasset, 
pl. kyrsettes  


1cresset (lamp or torch mounted on pole)
( MS: s.xii )  crocibolum: crasset  i 21
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Les lampes et les crassés alume  116.38
( MS: s.xiiiex )  lucubra: crescet  i 146
( 1448-49 )  pro factura de lez kyrsettes  276
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