purpuresse (s.xiv1)

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purpuresse (s.xiv1)

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[ FEW: *9,616a purpura; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  porpre (purpuresse); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  purpuress n.; MED:  purpuresse n.; DMLBS: ]


1femaletextileoccupationseller of purple cloth (specifically in reference to St. Lydia of Thyatira)
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  une purpuresse de la citee des Thiathiriens  (A) 369c
enpurpuré  furfuré#1  purple  purpre  purprie  purprin  purprine 
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