cristal (s.xii¼)

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cristal (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1385b crystallus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,251b cristal; TL: 2,1064 cristal; DEAF:  cristal; DMF:  cristal; TLF:  cristal; OED:  crystal n. and adj.; MED:  cristal n.; DMLBS: 526a crystallum ]
cristall,  cristalle,  cristallus,  cristeal;  crestal,  cristax  209.168  

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1lapid.rock-crystal, crystallized quartz (or any similarly transparent mineral material)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Li alquant dient de cristal Ke ce est glace natural  59.755
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  le mur Qui tuz ert faiz de cristal dur  272
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  l’egle flamboie sur le pomel de cristal (var. crestal (P)MS: c.1310)  4153
( 1397 )  Escheqirs […] ové tres peirs meinés de cristall, et tables de ivoir  iii 363
( 1428-32 )  une basse salier d’or […] donnt (l. dount) le covercle est de cristalle bourdé d’or  C6
2crystal (used as) picture-glass
( 1433 )  un tableau de bois […] ou (=with) des reliques de Seint G. soubz ung cristal  B142
3ornament (of crystal)
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Li jacintes clers […] Od le cristal e od le beril  1690
( c.1185 )  E des helmes li bon emal E flurs e mercs e li cristal  4686
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