[perrerie] (c.1250)

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[perrerie] (c.1250)

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[ FEW: 8,320b petra; Gdf: 6,151b pierrerie; GdfC: 10,336b pierrerie; TL: 7,924 pierrerie; DEAF:  piere (perrerie); DMF:  perrier 2 / perrière; TLF:  pierrerie; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2258a petraria ]

The AND and CF dictionaries distinguish between perrerie in reference to 'precious stones', and perriere 'petrary' and 'stony ground, path', though the DMLBS notes that petraria (2258a)could have the senses of both these forms.


1coll.lapid.precious stones, gemstones
( c.1250; MS: s.xv1 )  Moult seroit riche de pierrerie (M.E. perrei)  (O) 332
( 1307-08 )  pour un autre cercle d'or a pierrerie 400 l., pour un fermail d'or a deux lions a pierrerie 200 l.  518
pere#2  perree#1  perrei  perrel  perrette  perrier  perriere  perrin  perrun  perrus 
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