Re: [tied] expresion

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 16162
Date: 2002-10-11

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From: alexmoeller@...
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] expresion

Frankyshe speche ys cald Romaunce,
So sey þis clerkes & men of Fraunce.
[ca. 1330, cited by OED]

> [Moeller] mmmm.... I point here the word " clerkes". what does "clerk" mean?
Scholars, learned people, in this context.