bresche1 (c.1250)

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bresche1 (c.1250)

[ FEW: 1,535b brisca; Gdf: 1,728a bresche 1; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1134 bresche 2; DEAF:  bresche; DMF:  bresche 1; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 218a brisca ]
brecche,  breke,  bres  

s.

1honeycomb
( MS: s.xiii2 )  ceromellum: bres  i 367
2(as object of little worth)
( 1312; MS: s.xiv1 )  Mordauncestre e fresche force Ne vouchent sauf en moy l’escorce De une breke (vars. kerse (R)MS: s.xiv1; kreke (Ph)MS: s.xiv1/3)  489
bresche (de mel)
honeycomb
( c.1250; MS: s.xv1 )  un bresche (M.E. honycome) de mel (M.E. hony)  (O) 339va
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