vergete (s.xiii)

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vergete (s.xiii)

vergette  

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1shoot, branch
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  La flor de la virge vergete (= J.C.) Vils escopirs vilment degiete  791
2twig, thin branch
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les aunciens novels chivalers haunteient a escuz de sotilz vergettes ou as pels  14.7-8
3wisp, thin column (of smoke)
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  ... si cume une vergette de fumee qe sourt de mirre e de encens ardaunz  399
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