Middle English Dictionary Entry
|Etymology||From lō̆t n.(1).|
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
- c1425 Bible SNT(1) (Cmb Dd.12.39)Deeds 1.17 : Iudas..þo whiche was noumburde in vs..ande he es lotted [L sortitus est] in þo lote of þis priuete.
- c1436 Ipswich Domesday(2) (Add 25011)141 : They that ben burgeysys of the toun with ynne, lottyng and skottyng, moun distreynen her tenauntz.
- c1436 Ipswich Domesday(2) (Add 25011)153 : Ʒif ony that be resceyved burgeys..wil nott been lottyng and scottyng, ne helpyng to the toun as a burgeys oweth to been, thanne be his fraunchise..repelyd.