[neirance] (1485)

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[neirance] (1485)

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This form is unattested elsewhere, though *nigricire did give rise to other substantival forms such as noircissement and noircissure (FEW *nigricire 7,138a).


1colourleather(in tanning) (the act of) blackening
( 1485 )  come tanners es diverses parties d'icest realme usent deinz soi mez le mestier de coriance et noirance dez quirs insufficialment [...] lez quirs si insufficialment overez si bien en tannure come en coriance et noirance [...] mittent a vendre as diversez feires et marchés  ii 502
neir  neiresce  neiret  neirir  neirté 
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