sprot (c.1216-20)

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sprot (c.1216-20)


[FEW: 17,191b sprot; Gdf: 7,573 spruz; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  sprot; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  sprat n.1 / sprot n.1; MED:  sprot n.; DMLBS: 3170c sprottus]
pl. sprotis,  sproz  


1ich.zool.sprat, small herring, Clupea sprattus
( c.1216-20; MS: 1419 ) De chescun bat qe meisne sprottes, si le bat ne soit de la fraunchise de Loundres, le baillif avera une tandelle de sprot  236
( MS: s.xiii2 ) sprote: sproz  i 231
( 1311 ) De chescoun bat que meingne sprottes […]  113
( 1430 ) .ij. last de sprot, valor .xx. s.  93
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