ermin2 (c.1160)

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ermin2 (c.1160)

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[ FEW: 25,274a armenius; Gdf: 3,326a ermin 1 /4,467a hermin 1 /4,467a hermin 2; GdfC: 9,756b hermine; TL: 3,760 ermin /3,761 ermine; DEAF:  ermin; DMF:  hermine; TLF:  hermine; OED:  ermine n.; MED:  ermin n. / ermin a. / ermine a.; DMLBS: 795b ermina /795c erminalis ]
armine;  ermine,  ermyn;  hermin,  hermine  

s.

1mammalszool.ermine, stoat, weasel
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Que l'escu ne li vaut l'ele d'une geline Ne l'auberc dublentin la pel d'une hermine  1667
( 1423 )  divers remenaunts de marterons et ventres des ermyns  iv 234.820
2skinsermine, weasel fur (white with a black-tipped tail)
( MS: s.xiii )  roserella: roserel, ermyn  ii 110
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  E donez tost a celui pelryn Ke porte un chape de hermin  1068
costumecloak that is lined or trimmed with ermine
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  e li sayserunt par le hermin engulez  2582
herald.ermine, representation of ermine fur (i.e. white marked with black spots)
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  De ermine o deus rouges jumeaus  109.366
( MS: c.1334 )  Monsire R.I., d’armine a un fes de goules [...]  m 3
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  L’un (=shield) est d’ermyn, l'autre de veer clere  41

a.

1costumelined or trimmed with ermine
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  N’une pas vestu burels engleis, Meis peliçuns veirs e hermins  1649
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  par le mantel hermin le ad prise si le ad dejuste lui resise  481
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