bourle (s.xiii1)

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bourle (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 1,646a *burrula; Gdf: 1,701a boule; GdfC: 8,397a burle; TL: 1,1075 borle; DEAF:  borle; DMF:  bourle; TLF: ; OED:  burl n.1; MED:  burle n.; DMLBS: 227b burla ]
borle,  burlee  ii 205  


1textileball, flock (of wool, etc.)
( MS: s.xiii1 )  floccis : (R) borles(var. fruçuns (J)MS: s.xiii1; floccis de leine (D)MS: s.xiii1)  250
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Les cous dé chivaus portent hesteles (M.E. hames) E colers de quir (M.E.berouhame) e bourlé hoceles  672
shoddy, refuse wool
( 1254 )  nul ne face draps ou burlee seyent mellé en la layne  ii 204
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