balevre (s.xiiiin)

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balevre (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 5,108a labrum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,279c balevre; TL: 1,859 baslevre; DEAF: ; DMF:  balèvre; TLF:  balèvre; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ballevere,  baslevere ,  baulevre  

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1anat.lower lip
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  E le ballevere od le mentum Voler li fet luing el sablun  17339
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Le bau levre (l. baulevre) (M.E. nether lippe) e la levre suseyne (M.E. over)  (T) 120r
anat.lip
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  perte [...] des orailles ou de balevres  (ed. baleures) n’est mie mahain  24
levre#1 
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