neel1 (s.xii3/4)

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neel1 (s.xii3/4)

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[ FEW: 7,128b nigellus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 6,568 nëel; DEAF: ; DMF:  neel; TLF:  nielle 3; OED:  niello n. and a.; MED: ; DMLBS: 1913b nigellare ]


1decor.colourmetalniello, the process of applying black metallic alloys to a metal to create a decorative effect
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Par my l'escu ly met son espié a neel  2167
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