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and for the amusement of little children to inflate hogs’ bladders.

Original French:  & pour l’esbat des petitz enfans enfler les veſsies de porc.

Modern French:  & pour l’esbat des petitz enfans enfler les vessies de porc.


s’Esbahir

s’Esbahir. To wonder, marvell, be astonied, wax amazed, at.

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 26 November 2014.

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