Citations:trenchier

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Old French citations of trenchier

12 Century AD, author unknown, Le dit des Perdriz:

Mes sires est alez la fors,
Por son grant coutel aguisier,
Et dist qu'il voudra vous trenchier,
Les coilles s'il vous puet tenir.
My husband went over there,
To sharpen his great knife,
And says that he would like,
To cut off your balls, if he can catch you.

circa 1250, Rutebeuf, La Damme qui fist trois tours:

Sa fame a par les tresces prises,
Por le trenchier son coutel tret.
He held his wife by her locks
And took his knife to cut them.