bifle (s.xiiiin)

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bifle (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 1,355b *biff-; Gdf: 1,648c biffe; GdfC: ; TL: 1,974 bife 2; DEAF:  bife; DMF: ; TLF:  biffe 1; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bife,  biffe,  biphe,  bise (l. bife)  19; blufe (l. bufle)  ii 50  


1costume(thin, threadbare, peasant’s) cloak
( MS: s.xiiiin )  lacerna est pallium tam leve et tenue [...] et dicitur gallice biffe  14
( MS: s.xiii1 )  cerapelline: bifle, chenese  ii 99
( MS: s.xiii1 )  penula duos habet sensus [...] in alio sensu est vestis, in romano (D) biphe  258
( MS: s.xiii )  campestria: bifes  i 227
( MS: s.xiii2 )  recinium: (C) cheynse ridé, bifle(var. chemese redelé (D)MS: xiii/xiv; suttany (L)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 69
(TBD)  lacernis: biflez, bifles, yenne (= þenne thin) mantil, mauntel de bifle, bife, mantel  ii 138
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