Wiktionary:Requested entries (Old French)

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  • champcheu, seems to be from champ ‎(field) +‎ cheu ‎(fallen). Seems to be a criminal of some kind: Est il murtriers ou chanpcheüz (Lancelot ou le chevalier de la charrette, murtrier is murderer). Godefroy lists but without a definition that works in this context IMO. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:56, 13 December 2013 (UTC)
  • coignies, Wace Roman de Rou, line 11767, "Vit charpentiers, vit lor coignies" Mglovesfun (talk) 11:06, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

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  • einz, "einz me sivrez a pié et nue" (Chrétien de Troyes). I can't decide what meaning of ainz/einz this is. The Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub lists those. I want to say it means thus or so but it's not listed as a meaning under any variant I can see. Perhaps it's before (I'd need to look up more lines from that poem to confirm or semi-confirm it). Renard Migrant (talk) 16:50, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
  • error. Mglovesfun (talk) 16:25, 23 June 2010 (UTC)
  • escillier. Mglovesfun (talk) 19:54, 30 September 2011 (UTC)
    Something like destroy, wreck, ruin, etc. Mglovesfun (talk) 11:15, 14 October 2011 (UTC)
  • estendu, as in 'cousin estendu' which I assume means 'distant cousin'. Mglovesfun (talk) 18:12, 11 December 2011 (UTC)
  • eschele, ladder? Mglovesfun (talk) 14:19, 6 March 2011 (UTC)

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