prisoun

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Anglo-Norman prisoun, spelt prisun in early Anglo-Norman

Noun[edit]

prisoun (plural prisouns)

  1. prison (place where captives are held)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

prisoun f (oblique plural prisouns, nominative singular prisoun, nominative plural prisouns)

  1. Alternative form of prison
    • William fuist aresté et a prisoun del Countour amesné
      William was arrested and taken to the prison of the sheriff