prisoun

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Late Anglo-Norman prisoun, spelt prisun in early Anglo-Norman

NounEdit

prisoun (plural prisouns)

  1. prison (place where captives are held)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

prisoun f ‎(oblique plural prisouns, nominative singular prisoun, nominative plural prisouns)

  1. Alternative form of prison
    • William fuist aresté et a prisoun del Countour amesné
      William was arrested and taken to the prison of the sheriff