Middle English Dictionary Entry
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
- a1400 Lanfranc (Ashm 1396)167/31 : Þe clooþ [of stomach] þat sittiþ wiþinne is villosus & neruous [L neruosus], & þe clooþ þat is wiþoutforþ is fleischi.
- a1400 Lanfranc (Ashm 1396)168/2 : Þe ynner clooþ is neruous [L neruosa] þat is mowe fele whanne it is ful.
- a1400 Lanfranc (Ashm 1396)266/15 : Þer schal no coold þing be leid þerto for þe place [female breast] is neruous, for coold þing wolde greue it.
- ?a1425 *Chauliac(1) (NY 12)9a/b : Wondes þat bene at 3 fyngers nere þe iuncturez bene perilous, ffor þe neruous [Ch.(2): synowy; L neruose] cordes þer be naked & apperyng fro þe flesh.
- ?a1425 *Chauliac(1) (NY 12)10b/a : Þe grosse pannicle which G. called pericraneum..is neruous [Ch.(2): nervouse or synowy; L neruosus] And it springeþ of dura mater, and it is bounden with ligamentez, neruez, & veynez.
- ?a1425 *Chauliac(3) (Htrn 95)59a/b : Þe vtilite whie the lunge is be lapped wiþ a neruous pannikel is for two skilles..þe [second] skille is for he schulde haue felinge be cause of þe sinewe.
- ?a1425 *Chauliac(3) (Htrn 95)65a/a : Þe inner tunikel of þe stomake is neruous..þat he schulde fele his inanicioun and haue þe more appetite.
- ?a1425 *MS Htrn.95 (Htrn 95)123a/b : Þe whiche mater, wiþ his hete & his stronge akkeþ in þe endes of þe nerues & of þe sinewes & of þe neruous ligamentes of þe nayles with þe members of þe fyngers, makeþ a continuel feuer.
- ?a1425 *MS Htrn.95 (Htrn 95)150b/a : Ʒif þe canker be..in enye oþer neruous place..it is better þat it be not cured oþer kitte.
- c1475(1392) *MS Wel.564 (Wel 564)24a/b : Of þe neruous substaunce of þe Nerui obtici is engendrid þe..retina.
- c1475(1392) *MS Wel.564 (Wel 564)35b/b : The lunge is..y-lappid in a neruous & in a senewy pannicle.
- c1475(1392) *MS Wel.564 (Wel 564)38a/a : The stomak is compouned of tweye pannyclis, of whiche þe ynnere is neruous & villous and þe vttere playne & carnouse.
- ?a1425 *MS Htrn.95 (Htrn 95)94a/a : Jn alle maner neruous causes, where þat a man douteþ of grete akeþ wheþer þat it be present or forto cumme, a man moste enoint þe pacient aboute þe necke and þe heued wiþ summe oile.
- a1400 Lanfranc (Ashm 1396)258/3 : Þe nose is not neruous, & þe nose is a propre instrument for to smelle.