brin1 (c.1250)

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brin1 (c.1250)

[ FEW: 1,528b *brinos; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,377a brin; TL: 1,1150 brin; DEAF:  brin 1; DMF:  brin 1; TLF:  brin; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

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1strand, thread (of hemp)
( c.1250; MS: 1415-50 )  Seer covient al pessel (M.E. swynglestok) Pur escuche (l. escucher) checun brin  (B) 99r
2small diamond
( 1485-1509 )  Item brins (=of diamonds) pour faire apareillier [...] vallent de xvj escuz a xx escuz d’or [...]; diamans brins pour faire apareiller [...]  E163/9/21 f.4v
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