Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

Of Sude. chap. 153.

Page  321SVdes, sudis, is an heisaule or a stake sharped at the end, and this Noune Sudes commeth of Suo, is, to sow. For an hedge séemeth as i were sowen with such soules and stakes, for such soules and stakes be cleaned or they be pight in the ground: and the faster they bee pight in the ground & more stronglye wouen and wound with rods, the more strong is the hedge. And Sudes is feminine gender, & declined haec Sudes, huius sudis, as Hu∣go sayth, and Ouidius Methamor. dicit. Que coniuncta est humeris ceruix su∣de figitur combusta, &c.