volee (1268)

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volee (1268)

voleie  

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1flight, flock
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Un volee (M.E. flighte) de columbes  831
2coll.fowl, game birds
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  com en wodecoke prendre et en autre manere de issue de volee (var. volatile (D4)MS: a1349; volere (D1)MS: a1510)  79
3lawright of fowling
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  A tort ne lui soeffre aver sa franche volee (var. volere (D4)MS: a.1349) en le bois mesme cestui W. de E.  79
4covert, place for fowling
( 1302 )  de une volee en meme le boys a prendre whodekokes  30-31 Ed I 135
( 1306 )  Nul home puet faire volee fors oysel (i.e. 'Anyone can make a covert, except for birds')  33-35 Ed I 259
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  de la volee de .ij. perches de longure  79
a la volee
1lightly, thoughtlessly
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Dunt (= medicine) si a la voleie donast, Mut suvent plusurs en tuast  10349
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  juger la gent a la volee par similitudes  6
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