trespur (c.1136-65)

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trespur (c.1136-65)


[FEW: *9,618b purus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pur (trespur); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1most pure, free from intermixing or impurities
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Les fruiz del conquest sunt vaillanz, Tres purs e tres resplendisanz.  2602
( s.xiii; MS: c.1300 )  encensant de trespure odeur de thimiane  3677
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Hastes tu et medles treis offertz de tres pure farine et fai pains sendrinous  226.xviii.6
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Et il fist le propiciatorie, ceo est le oracle, de or trespur  62vb
most pure, innocent, chaste
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  ceste trepure meschine Qui te fet pain de sa peitrine  179
pur#1  tres#1 
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