The chambres and the stables weren wyde,
And wel we weren esed atte beste.

from Geoffrey Chaucer – The Canterbury Tales (General Prologue) on Rap Genius


(= the rooms and the stables were wide / and we were well comforted (‘esed’), for sure.)

Chaucer and his new homies stayed in a pimped crib. Sort of. The rooms were wide, at least.

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