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barbe1 (1086)

[ FEW: 1,243b barba; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,290a barbe 1; TL: 1,835 barbe; DEAF:  barbe; DMF:  barbe; TLF:  barbe; OED:  barb n.1; MED:  barbe n.; DMLBS: 181a barba ]


1anat.humanbeard, human facial hair spread over cheeks and chin, likely to be shaved or trimmed
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Sicume li ugnemenz el chief, lequel descendit en barbe  124.132.2
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  L’ainznez n’ad point de barbe entur le menton  2518
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  (prov.) Maint fol a barbe  10.256
( MS: c.1250 )  hec barba: barbe  i 411
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  Il y ad des autres qe sont appeliez Suriens [...] portent toutes barbes si come ly Griez font  249
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  mes dens, mes maxiliers, mon menton, ma barbe, mon coul, mes nerfs  52.2
2bot.rootlets, radicels (of a leek)
( MS: 1272-82 )  triblez la barbe de porez  29D
( MS: s.xv )  Pernez le porret ové tote la barbe  165.E543
3 name (used as a surname)
( 1086 )  Bernardus Barb  Barbe
( 1229 )  William Barbe  Barbe
tirer sa (etc.) barbe
barbé  barbel#2  barbelé  barber#1  barber#2  barbere  barberole  barbet  barbu 
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