flaur1 (c.1170)

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flaur1 (c.1170)

[ FEW: 3,610b *flator; Gdf: 4,32b fleur 1 /4,19c flairor (flaur); GdfC: ; TL: 3,1910 fläor; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
flaor,  flaour;  flavur  

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1perfume, fragrance
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Nule espece n'i poeit valeir La flaur ki senteit en cel eir  1976
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Mirre ne encens ne nul flaur Ne poit valer cele duzur  251.229
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Graunt bien le fra le flaour Ki assuage tel dolour  154.157
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  nidorem: (D) flavur  ii 74
2smell, stench
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  la puur Cresseit itant ke la flaur Feseit mult grant corrupciun  246.44
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  Et si dorrai jeo moustresouns el ciel par amount, et signes en terre desouth, c'est a savoir saunk, fu, flaour de fumee  (A) 362c
geter flaur
to produce a smell, fragrance
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Tutes les herbes del munt i furent, Que nule vertu u dulzur eurent, [E les especes que getent flaur Espés cresseient tut entur.]  12305
rendre flaur
to produce a smell, fragrance
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Le pavement desuz bien est jonchié a flur Jaunnes, indes, vermeilles, ki rendent grant flaor  2711
flaire  fleirer  fleirur  fleiur 
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