nastrel (1302)

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nastrel (1302)

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Clearly related to the locution fol nestre found in nestre. See also the notes to natre1 and the similar construction in naif.

a.

fol nastrel
congenital idiot, born fool
( 1302 )  le heir Roger si est fol nastrel le Roy (=the King's idiot)  30-31 Ed I 51
nastre#1  nestre 
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