brun (1086)

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brun (1086)

[ FEW: 15/i,306b *brun; Gdf: 1,747c brun; GdfC: 8,389a brun; TL: 1,1179 brun; DEAF:  brun; DMF:  brun; TLF:  brun; OED:  brown a.; MED:  broun a.; DMLBS: 220b brunus ]
broun,  browne,  burn  


1colourdark, brown
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  Jacincte est bloye en verité, E est unzime en la cité; E alquantes unt brun semblaunt,  273.220
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ainz verra la barbe de son vis florir E le poil de son chef, qe bloy (var. (P: c.1310) brun) est, tot chanir  1179
( MS: s.xiii2 )  spadix: brun  ii 21
( MS: s.xiiiex )  fuscus: (C) brun  ii 163
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Triblez bien la brune ameroke en vin  274.57
( 1300 )  capucium mulieris de burn furra  i 363
( MS: s.xiv )  badios: bays, brun  ii 58.78
3brightly coloured
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  cent somers de brun payles trussez  3290
shining, burnished
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Aimas [...] de fer brun (var. (G: s.xiiiin) bruni) a la culur  30.51
( c.1185 )  Il tint en halt l’espee brune  8035
4 name (used as a (sur)name)
( 1086 )  In Lodevurde: Brun .iiij. bov[atae] ter[rae]  Derbyshire f.3a
( 1111-38 )  Richard Brun  Brown
( 1209 )  Conan filius Brun  Brown
( 1296 )  Agnes Broun  Brown


1colourbrown pigment
( 1399-1400 )  pur okir, cole, brouns et stre pur lez dawbers .xl. s. .vij. d.  1 Henry IV
2eccl.monasticFranciscan friar
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  R. de B., un brun, un prode bacheler  2020
3 name (used as a surname)
( 1111-38 )  Richard le Brun le mercer  Brown
( 1318 )  John le Browne  Brown
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