eban (s.xii3/4)

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eban (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,199a ebenus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,421c ebene; TL: 3,10 eban /3,10 ebeine; DEAF: ; DMF:  ébène; TLF:  ébène; OED:  ebon n. and adj.; MED:  eben(us n.; DMLBS: 1141b hebenus ]
ebanne;  hebene;  iban  


( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Un ydle el Nil ad nun Menee, El chief de Ethiope posee [...] L’iban i crest  1374
ebony (wood)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E del fust de hebene v .c. ceptres vaillanz  7000
( 1315 )  tables de ivoir, ové la meiné d’ivoire et d’eban  i 363
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  les portes estoient de iveure et les latz de eban  79.24
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