ceorl


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ce·orl

 (chā′ôrl)
n.
A freeman of the lowest class in Anglo-Saxon England.

[Old English.]

ceorl

(tʃɛəl)
n
(Historical Terms) a freeman of the lowest class in Anglo-Saxon England
[Old English; see churl]
ˈceorlish adj

ceorl

(ˈtʃeɪ ɔrl)

n.
(in Anglo-Saxon England) a freeman of the lowest rank.
[< Old English; see churl]
ceorl′ish, adj.
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a maker or seller of brooms' MED); Bucmanger 1221, Bucmonger 1275, Bukemonger 1314, Bugmongger 1332, Bukmonger 1346 (bukke-monger 'venison dealer' MED); Boterer 1280, Buterar 1327, Buterar 1332 (buterer 'a maker or seller of butter' MED, 'a maker or seller of butter' Reaney); Butercharl 1192 (OE ceorl 'a freeman of the lowest rank', ME 'a tenant in pure villeinage, serf, bondman', 'countryman, peasant'); buttermon 1296-7, Butterman 1301, 1302, 1327, Botreman 1327 (buter(e~man 'a maker or seller of butter' MED); Buttermonggere 1306, Buttermangger 1329 (buter(e~monger 'a seller of butter' MED; cf.
Dunnere pa cwaed, darod acwehte, uneorne ceorl, ofer eall clypode, bed pet beorna gehwylc Byrhtnod wrece: "Ne maeg na wandian se pe wrecan penced frean on folce, ne for feore murnan.
En la ley del rey Ine de Wessex, fechada en 694, esta documentado el fyrd, esto es, el servicio de hueste y tambien la multa, el fyrdwite, por incumplimiento del servicio; legislando sobre las comitivas aristocraticas, se establecen las multas de 120 chelines para un miembro de la aristocracia (gesiP) que dispusiera de un dominio, el cual era confiscado, de 60 chelines para el gesiP que no tuviera tierra y de 30 chelines para el ceorl (el comun hombre libre) (38).
Where Zarathustra gave birth to stars, the slave markings smudged the glass: The black hole involuted, not worthy even to lick the soles of the ceorl .