lac2 (c.1216-20)

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lac2 (c.1216-20)


[ FEW: 19,105a lakk; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,64a laque; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  laque; TLF:  laque; OED:  lac n.1; MED:  lacca n.; DMLBS: 1533c lac 2 /1533c lacca 2 ]
lak,  lake,  lacca,  lasshe  


1insectszool.lac, dark-red resinous substance secreted by the lac insect (used as a preservative or dye)
( c.1216-20; MS: 1419 )  gingivre, cedewale, lake, licorys  230
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mes si ce avient de la vertu contentive ou d'autre cause, si face l'en epithimes refroidanz de jus de froides herbes et especiaument de sandles blanches et roges et de lacca autretant come des autres totes  i 222
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Lec: lac  387.304
( 1381 )  Et pur un pote d'or [...] pur poys et lak et fesure d'ycel, vynt oyt livres dys et noef soldz et noef deniers  i 179
( 1408-09 )  Item pur latisnaille, rouge lasshe, hengis, garnetis, hokis  10 Hen IV
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