[saisel] (1272-82)

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[saisel] (1272-82)


[FEW: 22,167b termes de fauconnerie; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  sasius; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sarcel n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
cessel,  seel, 
pl. saiseus,  seaus  

The FEW has not identified the etymon for the term, while the OED suggests a derivation from late Latin circellus 'small circle'.


1zool.orn.pinnion, primary feather of bird's wing
( MS: 1272-82 )  Li saiseus  (ms. saisefius) (var. seaus  (A) MS: s.xiv1/3 ) ceo est la premerraine penne des dreites pennes des eles. Li cutels, ces sunt les .vj. plus longes pennes des eles aprés le cessel (var. seel  (A) MS: s.xiv1/3 )  95.13
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