serce (s.xii3/4)

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serce (s.xii3/4)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  serce; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1 zool. orn. large, fish-eating bird
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Este vos unes serces (var. uns fer sees (P)MS: c.1310) par desus l'ost volant! Si grant cum vultur vont par l'ost bruiant; A nul home de l'ost ne font ne tant ne quant, Ainz vont par l'estang les pessons mangant, Anguilles e perches, luz e samons pernant  5131
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