bersil (c.1250)

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bersil (c.1250)

[ FEW: *1,483a brace; Gdf: 1,728b bresille; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  bresille; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bercil,  bercile,  bercille,  bersile,  berzil,  berzille;  berezil,  brasille  

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1brewingwort, infusion of malt before it is fermented into beer
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Taunt cum la bresceresce entent Ki ele eit bersil (M.E. wort) a talent, E puis le berzize (M.E. grout) prendra, De forment ou orge [...]  9
( MS: s.xivin )  E marol chenin me pernez, En bersile la quisez  210
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xv2 )  berzil id est wort  26.L50 (D)
( 1398 )  les ditz suppliantz sont chargez par voz letres patentes ové certeins customes de frument, charez, brasille, pessouns en les portes en le counté de Lancastre e Kendale  SC 8/221/11021
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