tercein (s.xiii2/4)

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tercein (s.xiii2/4)

tercian,  tercien,  tersain,  tertein,  tertien;  trecine  

a.

1third
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1325 )  Allez [...] De totes lettres la premereine, E Beth ore la secundeine, E Gimel, purquei terceine?  903

s.

1a liquid measure, cask containing a third of a tun
( 1423 )  la tercian de iiijxx & iiij galons  II 222 xi
( 1436 )  j. tercien de lampe oyle  50
2med.tertian fever
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1245 )  Item as terteines: ...  123
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  si chiet sovent le corps en un terceyne, et de celle terceyne en un plus grande maladie  128
( MS: s.xv )  pur garir ces ke sunt asmatici, ces sunt ke unt trecine fort al pys  131.E157
fevere terceine
fevere#1
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