ruf1 (s.xiii2/4)

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ruf1 (s.xiii2/4)


[ FEW: 10,543a rufus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2866b rufus 2 ]

f. ruffe  

While f and long s may be at times hard to distinguish in medieval palaeography, there are etymological grounds for separating a lexeme ruf1 from rus1 (from rufus vs. russus).


1colourred, dark orange, gold-coloured
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Les signes de peripleumonie si sont icés: la difficulté de aleiner ovesques tousse, [...] les joes rouges et les euz jaunes, l'urine ruffe ou suzruffe et espesse et bleve  i 201.77
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