purprine (s.xii3/4)

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purprine (s.xii3/4)

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[ FEW: 9,616a purpura; Gdf: 6,305b porprin 2; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1552 porprine; DEAF:  porpre (porprine); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1costumerobe made of crimson, purple cloth, worn to denote royal or imperial rank
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Candace fu bele [...] Estroit estoit lacee en un[e] purprine  7752
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 )  S’il (=emperor) ui reluist en sa purprine Ne sel se demein iert vermine  1647
enpurpuré  furfuré#1  purple  purpre  purprie  purprin  purpuresse 
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