Middle English Dictionary Entry

loine n.(2)
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Entry Info

Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A length of cord, or thong of leather, used as a leash or fetter; (b) hawk. the leash of a hawk; pl.?jesses.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • (1284) *Acc.Exch.K.R.Bd.97 No.3 (P.R.O.) [OD col.] : Pro cordis emptis…ad Traynell[is] et Loygnes factis pro eisden [equis].
  • (1284) *Acc.Exch.K.R.Bd.97 No.3 (P.R.O.) m.4 [OD col.] : Pro loynes et traynellis.
  • Note: If ME, antedates (a)