bruere (s.xii¼)

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bruere (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 1,557a brucus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,388b bruiere; TL: 1,1171 bruiere; DEAF:  brui (bruiere); DMF:  bruyère; TLF:  bruyère; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 219b bruaria 1 ]
bruiere;  breuere,  bruer  

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1bot.heather
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  iloec art Cume bruere en un asart  1158
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Pernez le tendrun de bruiere  182
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  les esplez etc. [...] com en herbage et en bruere  71
geog.heath, moorland
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  De porcs e de berbiz voidereit la bruiere  6090
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  foreste ou bruereou mareys ou autre gastine  i 382
( 1324-25 )  gasz [...] ceo est asavour, jaunz, bruere & autre pasture  i 416
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