Middle English Dictionary Entry
|Etymology||AF; cp. ML nāsātus big-nosed.|
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
- ?a1400(a1338) Mannyng Chron.Pt.2 (Petyt 511)p.168 : He kept vp a trencheour & kast it at Statin, did him a schamfulle schoure. His nese & his ine he carf at misauentoure..þei caled him þis toname, Statin þe nasee [rime: suld be; F le Naes, vr. le nase].