gibet (s.xiiiin)

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gibet (s.xiiiin)


[ FEW: 16,34b *gibb; Gdf: 4,274b gibet 1; GdfC: 9,698b gibet; TL: 4,303 gibet; DEAF: G691 gibet; DMF:  gibet; TLF:  gibet; OED:  gibbet n.1; MED:  gibet(e n.; DMLBS: 1074b gibettus ]
gibeth,  gibbet,  chibet, 
pl. gibecz(l. gibetz)  

s., bludgeon
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Maçues de fer, gibecz (l. gibetz) d’ascer, Gisarmes pur grant colps doner  11131
2gibbet, gallows
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  li mont de Calvarie, li liu ou li seignur du ciel par sa tres grant humilité pur nus en croiz pendi, estoit li gibet a icele eure [...]  206.6
(TBD)  patibulum: gibet, chibet  ii 144
(TBD)  calofurcium: gallice gibeth  ii 146
aver le (halt) gibet
1to be hanged
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Vus averez le gibbet [...] kar vos hommes sunt tuz le plus occis  613
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  Ribaud, tu averas le hault gibet  55.13
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