robinet (1300)

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robinet (1300)


[ FEW: 14,1187b Robin 1; Gdf: 7,211c robinet; GdfC: 10,580b robinet; TL: 8,1354 robinet; DEAF:  robin (robinet); DMF:  robinet; TLF:  robinet; OED:  robinet n.; MED:  Robinet n.; DMLBS: 2845c robinettus ]

The word is a diminutive form of the proper name Robin – itself a pet-form of Robert.


1weaponsrobinet, small type of catapult for stones
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  Mes durement eus e lour fierce Entre les assaus esmaia Frere Robert, ki envoia Meinte piere par robinet  121.899
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