Beoceorl


Beoceorl
Lit. 'bee *ceorl. The person who tended an estate's beehives. If the hives were gafol-hives, i.e. those on which rent was to be paid, he would be required in the 11c to pay five *sesters of honey.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • béoceorl — m ( es/ as) bee master, bee keeper …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Alveary — A beehive. [< Lat. alvearium = a group of beehives, alvarus = a beehive] Cf. Beoceorl; Mellitarius …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases


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