Men that teachen children crauen after mede
Men þat techeþ children · craue of hem mede
Men þat techetR.3.213:
Here most B witnesses (including F) read teche(n).
Manuscript C reads techeþ, which may be what was intended by R (C's form
is used by R on many other occasions). MED, s. v.
techen, acknowledges techet as a possible 3rd sing.
pres. inflection of techen, but the few citations are almost all from the
twelfth and thirteenth centuries. children crauen of hem mede .
& men þat techen chyldryn / craven of hem meede.F.4.210: A pointing finger is added in the margin by a later hand.