blunt (1086)

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blunt (1086)

[ FEW: 15/i,170b *blunða-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,332c blont; TL: 1,1005 blont; DEAF:  blont; DMF:  blond; TLF:  blond; OED:  blonde | blond a. and n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 204b blundus ]
blon,  blond,  blound,  blount,  blund,  bland,  blaund  


1colourfair-haired, blond
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Plus blund ad les chevelz, cercelé plus menuz  3356
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  David ert bluns, si ert un poi russez  (B) 6740
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Veisin u parent, ami ne brun ne b[l]und  640
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  un garcette jeone e blounde  187
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Si tu vois ascun homme qi soit jaune et blaundes, fuetz t’en de ly  15
colourlight-coloured, fair
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii1 )  Un bland colum sor sa epaule li sist  302
2 name (used as a surname)
( 1086 )  Rodbertus Blon  Blunt
( 1201 )  Hamelin Blund  Blunt


1 name (used as a surname)
( 1154-89 )  Ralph le Blund  Blunt
( 1194 )  John le Blunt  Blunt
( 1279 )  Richard le Blount  Blunt
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