Middle English Dictionary Entry

scọ̄pe n.(2)
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Note: Cp. skeppe n.
(a) An implement for drawing or taking up liquids, prob. usu. provided with a handle; a scoop; also fig.; (b) a scoop for use on a boat, usu. for bailing water; (c) a scoop used in the brewing process; (d) a vessel or container for holy water; -- ?error for stoppe n.; holi water ~.
(a) ?A basket for bringing coal up out of a mine; (b) a measure of coal or flour.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1425 *Medulla (Stnh A.1.10)13b/a : Cepicium: a scope.
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