virago (s.xiii2)

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virago (s.xiii2)



1namename given by Adam to Eve
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Virago fust son (= Eve's) premer noun, Pur ceo qe ele ert fait de son baron  165
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Ceste femme Adam primerement, qaunt ele fu formé del os de son cousté, fust de lui nomé 'virago', qe fait tant a dire come 'cele q'est faite de homme'  3.9
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.