sapling

1) A young tree.

1415 In ij sappelynges emptis ... pro gauntrees, 3s, York

1570-80 For posting and squarynge syplinges for the mason’s scaffaldes 16d, York

1617 Fower trees, a sapling for ladders, Ripley. For the alternative spelling ‘sipling’, see post.

spellings syplinges sipling
places York Ripley
dates 1415 1570-1580 1617

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