friseware (1376-77)

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friseware (1376-77)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  frieze n.1 (frieze-ware); MED:  frise n.2 (frise ware); DMLBS: ]
Compound with M.E.


1a kind of coarse woollen cloth with a thick nap on one side (originally produced in Ireland)
( 1376-77 )  des draps appellez friseware, queux sount faitz en Irland, ou autrement en Engleterre de leynes irreises amesnés deinz le roialme d’Engleterre  i 398
( 1377 )  amesnent […] de la terre d’Irlandz sibien draps irreis appelez Fryseware come layne irreise dont tieux draps sont faitz  SC 8/127/6307
frise#1  friser 
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