for his host as they passed out

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for his host as they passed out.

Original French:  pour ſon ouſt paſſant oultre.

Modern French:  pour son oust passant oultre.



Notes

oust

Ost, armée.

Rabelais, François (1483?–1553), Œuvres de F. Rabelais. Nouvelle edition augmentée de plusieurs extraits des chroniques admirables du puissant roi Gargantua… et accompagnée de notes explicatives…. L. Jacob (pseud. of Paul Lacroix) (1806–1884), editor. Paris: Charpentier, 1840. p. 313.

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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 19 March 2019.

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