devoideresse (s.xiii1)

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devoideresse (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 14,594a *vocitus; Gdf: 2,683a desvuideresse; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1824 desvuideresse; DEAF: ; DMF:  dévideresse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
deveuderesse,  devuderesse,  devouderesse  


1domesticoccupationfemalewoman who winds off thread, spinster
( MS: s.xiii1 )  devacuatrices: deveuderesses  19
( MS: s.xiiiex )  devacuatrices gallice: devoideresses  25
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Devacuatrices gloss: (C) les devoideresses, þe wynderes (var. (L: s.xiii) devotueres ) sunt que devacuant fila serica et mulieres aurisece [...]  ii 140.69
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