tecte

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tēcte

  1. vocative masculine singular of tēctus

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin tectus (covered), the perfect passive participle of tegō (I cover).

Adjective[edit]

tecte

  1. covered, tect
    • circa 1440, Palladius [aut.], unknown tr., and M. Liddell [ed.], The Middle-English Translation of Palladius’ ‘De Re Rustica’ (1896; original Latin title: Opus Agriculturae; original Middle English title: Palladius on Husbondrie), vi:180⁽¹⁾ and viii:79⁽²⁾
      ⁽¹⁾ At Mayes eende a solar is to paue,
      And rather not, lest frostis hit enfecte;
      A double cours of boording first hit haue…
      With chaf or fern this boordis do be tecte.
      ⁽²⁾ The tuppe is chosun fair of altitude, ywombe side, & tecte in whitest wolle.

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