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bis1 (1121-25)

[ FEW: 1,431b *bombyceus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,326c bis; TL: 1,978 bis; DEAF:  bis; DMF:  bis 1; TLF:  bis 1; OED:  bice a. and n.; MED:  bis a. and n.; DMLBS: 201b bissus 2 ]
bise;  biis,  bisshe,  bisse,  bys,  bysse  


1colourgrey, dark
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Un port truvent, la se sunt mis, Qui fud trenched al liois (=limestone) bis  262
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De plein curs s’entreferent sur les lions bis  7417
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  De marbre bis, de pere dure  103
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Mua lune culur, devint li solailz bis  160
( c.1311 )  memorandum qe gris et bis est le dos en yver d’esquirel  sub bissus2 (201b)
2 name (used as a surname)
( 1327 )  Stephen Bys  Biss
( 1377 )  Willelmus Bisse  Biss
frere bis
1eccl.monasticFranciscan friar
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  f[r]ere blanc, ou bis ou noir  267.5
nonain bise
owe bise
pain bis
1culin.brown bread
( c.1241; MS: s.xiii2 )  nef vinz payns blauncs e bis  404
( 1319 )  un blaunk payn et un bys payn  Ed II xxv 30
( 1341 )  tres panes qui vocantur bys  15 Ed III 348


1dark smoke
( c.1215; MS: 1330-40 )  La flambe y est enmi le bis  362
2colourskinsgrey fur
( 1327-77 )  furruras de bisshe  vi.xxiii
( 1352 )  qe nulle [...] soit si hardi d'estre vestu [...] en nulle manere de vesture furree de pellure come de meneveyr, gris, purree de stranlyng, popelle des quirels, bys des conyns [et] des levres [...]  339
( 1364-72 )  deux furures et demy de byse pur sa robe  E101/395/2/154
3 name (used as a surname)
( 1377 )  Godefridus le Bys  Biss
bissel#1  bisset 
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