[outremarin] (c.1170)

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[outremarin] (c.1170)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 14,10b ultra; Gdf: 5,671b outremarin; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1435 outremarin; DEAF:  marin (outremarin); DMF:  outremarin; TLF: ; OED:  ultramarine a, and n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 3545a ultramarinus ]
oultremarin,  ultremarin,  utremarin  

It is unclear in the S Edm citation whether the word is used as an adjective or a substantive. The English equivalent only appears from the late sixteenth century onwards.


1geog.marit.from overseas, foreign
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  E les forein ultremarin, Ki sage esteient de grant fin, Vers la marine repairent  369
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Om voit que chivaler plusour Quieront prouesce oultremarine  23866


1person from overseas, foreigner
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ne ne rendrum treu mes a utre marin  1690
marin#1  outre  outremarine  outremer 
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