saphir (s.xii1/3)

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saphir (s.xii1/3)


[FEW: 11,213a sappheiros; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,628a saphir; TL: 9,41 safir; DEAF:  safir; DMF:  saphir; TLF:  saphir; OED:  sapphire n.; MED:  saphir(e n.; DMLBS: 2934b sapphirus]
saffer,  saffier,  saffir,  saffyr,  safir,  saphire,  saphiris,  saphirus,  sachire ii 191 savire ii 80  


1lapid.sapphire, blue precious stone
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Saphirs est bels e cuvenables, En dei de rei resplendissables  34.163
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Saphire mustre ki fei ad Qu’ensemble od Deu regnerat  2983
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  jaspes, esmeraudes e safirs eschoisiz  906
( 1378-79 )  Item un anel owé un saffer, pris de .xiij. s. .iiij. d.  E101/400/7
( 1436 )  uche de or oveque .i. grant perle par le myluy, environee de .ij. saffiers et .vj. rubyes  102


1colourblue, colour of sapphire
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  un grant piler [...]; De jargunce fud saphire  1067
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