brouce (c.1230)

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brouce (c.1230)

[ FEW: 1,573b *bruscia; Gdf: 1,736a broce 1; GdfC: 8,383a brosse 1; TL: 1,1154 broce; DEAF:  broce; DMF:  brosse; TLF:  brosse; OED:  brush n.1; MED:  brushe n.; DMLBS: 220b brusca ]
bruce,  brues,  brus;  brouz;  brois ,  bronce brouse  131 pl. brossis  

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1treesgeog.bot.scrub, thicket, undergrowth
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  En la bruce erent tapez  715
( MS: s.xiii )  bruscis: broys gallice, anglice burche  ii 150
( MS: s.xiiiex )  bruscis: (C) boyl, anglice birch (vars. brues, warre, berich (D)MS: s.xiii/xiv; gallic brus, anglice warre (D*)MS: s.xiii/xiv; brossis (L)MS: s.xiii)  ii 130.28
( MS: s.xiiiex )  bruscis gallice: brus, anglicewarre  i 146
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  (the stag) se areste e rounge de les foillez e de le brouz  183
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