kernu (1121-35)

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kernu (1121-35)


[ FEW: 2/ii,1344a crinis; Gdf: 3,365c crenu; GdfC: ; TL: 5,8 kernu; DEAF: ; DMF:  crenu; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 518b crinitus ]
kernut,  quernu;  crenu,  krenu  


1zool.anat.(of animals) maned, long-haired
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Il (=the lion) ad le vis herduz, Gros le col e kernuz  32
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Estre ceaux k'en bataille sunt sanz armes venuz. Venent i dromedayre e olifanz kernuz  4000
( c.1185 )  Mout savoit ly vavasour de gerre, Le destrer kernu seisi a, A qui l'en peist, tut l'en mena  11761
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Pus muntent a chivals quernu  3212
2astron.(of a comet) tailed
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Ver le nort perent cometes lees [...] de mult flambans raiz kernues  2450
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