carper (s.xii3/4)

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carper (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/i,401b carpere; Gdf: 2,78c charper /2,79a charpir; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  charper / charpir; TLF:  charpir; OED:  carp v.2; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
carpir  

v.a.

1to shred
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Overent dras de seie de diverse colur. L’escorse d’un arbre moillent d’une licur, E pus la carpissent come cointe enginneur  C 157
to card (wool)
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Meuz vaudreit a femmes carper leine Ke folement seilir le dimaine  7895
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  leine carpie, ceo est a dire floccles  ii 165
( MS: s.xiv1 )  pernez la leyne de berbis ben carpé  56.501
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