burser1 (1305)

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burser1 (1305)

[ FEW: 1,668a byrsa; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,343a borsier; TL: 1,1080 borsier; DEAF:  borse (borsier); DMF:  boursier; TLF:  boursier 1; OED: ; MED:  burser; DMLBS: 228a bursarius  /228b bursor ]
bourcer,  burcer  


1occupationpurser, bursar
( 1305 )  W. de A. [...] ad baillié ses biens & ses chateus [...] a A. le burser  i 460
( c.1365 )  l’admiral prendra les maistres des niefs et burcers et quatre de la compaignie de chascune nief  48 (V)
2occupationmaker of purses and bags
( 1483-84 )  Cincturers, Fesours des pountes (var. pointez) , Pinners, Bursers, [...] (M.E. Gurdelers, Poyntmakers, Pynners, Pursers)  ii 495
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