libra (1113-19)

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libra (1113-19)


[ FEW: 5,307b libra; Gdf: 4,773c libre; GdfC: ; TL: 5,532 livre 3; DEAF: ; DMF:  libra; TLF: ; OED:  libra n.; MED:  libra n.; DMLBS: 1601c libra ]


1astron.Libra, sign of the zodiac
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  E le sedme poserent En septembre e ruverent Que Libra fust apelét […] Que nus 'peise' apelum  1369
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Le .vii. est Libre [...]; Si cum la peisse uel balance, Ne l’un ne retret ne l’altre avance, Si sunt nuit e jur parigal  2381
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