pustule (s.xiii1/4)

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pustule (s.xiii1/4)

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[ FEW: 9,621a pustula; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,450b pustule; TL: 7,2103 pustule; DEAF:  pustule; DMF:  pustule; TLF:  pustule; OED:  pustule n.; MED:  pustule n.; DMLBS: 2587b pustula 2 ]
postule;  pustele  

According to the FEW, the secondary sense of ‘bruise’ is attested in Latin from the third century in pustella, ultimately a variant form of postula. The DMLBS does not include this word, variant or sense.


1pathol.med.pustule, boil, raised lesion of the skin that contains pus
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Et por la repression des pustules confise om creie ou terre de gleise et de vin egre et fac[e] om emplastre  i 249
2pathol.med.bruise, contusion of the skin caused by a blow
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Dist Reneward: ‘Receu avez pusteles, Ne sai des altres, mais vus morst la feste’  3438
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