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easily they could with stones and clubs

Original French:  facilement on pouoit auecques pierres & liuiers

Modern French:  facilement on povoit avecques pierres & liviers


levier

Barre de bois ou de fer servant à soulever les fardeaux. Par extension, Barre de bois ou de fer, gros bâton (utilisé en partic. comme arme).

Le Dictionnaire du Moyen Français
Le Dictionnaire du Moyen Français

levier

A Leauer; an Iron crow, or woodden barre to lift up things with.

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
PBM

liviers

Levier. Cf. l. I, ch XII, n. 41.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483-ca. 1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre
Abel Lefranc, editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931
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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 25 January 2015.

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