purprin (s.xii1/3)

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purprin (s.xii1/3)

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[ FEW: 9,616b purpura; Gdf: 6,305a porprin 1; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1552 porprin; DEAF:  porpre (porprin); DMF:  pourprin; TLF: ; OED:  purpurine adj.; MED:  purprin adj.; DMLBS: 2585b purpurinus ]
porprin,  pourprin,  purperin,  purperyn, 
f. purprine,  purpine  


1colourcrimson, purple, colour obtained from mollusc dye (frequently used for clothing of nobility)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ametistus, il est purprin Cume gute de vermail vin  274.254
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Chascun aveit vestu bliaut ynde u purprin  (O) 12
( c.1195; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  li autre vert ou porprin; li uns de jacinte colur, ou bloie  1618
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le vestez de robe purperyne  2585
colourherald.purpure, purple as used in heraldic designs
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  Baner out de un cendal safrin O un lioun rampant purprin  102.42
2colourclothed in purple
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  Bel e purprin, Entre martirs el sege mis, U sa joie durra tut dis  56
furfuré#1  purple  purpre  purprie  purprine  purpuresse 
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