Seres1 (s.xii3/4)

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Seres1 (s.xii3/4)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Seres n.; MED:  Seres n.; DMLBS: 3043c seres ]


1 demonym people of Serica, inhabiting parts of Eastern Asia (probably China) and associated with the production of silk
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En latin ay oy les genz Seres nomer, Car plusors mers covient, ainz k'en i soit, sigler  7182
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  En la terre u Seres sunt  9327
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiv2 ) la gent reponse qu’em apelet Seres, qui des reims e des branches de lor bois carpissent la seie tele cum iraignee e puis de ço en funt dras  98
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