escume (s.xii1/3)

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escume (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 17,137a *skum-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,525a escume; TL: 3,1024 escume; DEAF:  escume; DMF:  écume; TLF:  écume; OED:  escume n. / scum n.; MED:  scome n.; DMLBS: ]
eschume,  etcume (l. eçcume)  92  


1foam, froth
( MS: s.xiii )  Assit etiam coclear magnum, quo spuma gloss: l’escume vel ebulitio olle possint castigari  i 181.61 and ii 85.61
( MS: 1272-82 )  la mer vet e vent e tous jours gette escume  90
med.froth, foaming saliva
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  pulente e puante escume furma il  10.5
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (the epileptic) a tere chey E veutra mut horriblement E le escume le saudreyt hors De la bouche  5451
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Item pernez un chival tut sor e taunt le facez coure que il escume. E pernez cele escume […]  23.172
2metallitharge, spume, lead oxide produced by slow cooling (sometimes added to gold or silver to give it a yellowish-red colour)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  D’escume de plum et d’argent, Si est faite ensi faitement  247.1351
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  puis i metez de l’ escume d’argent e litargire e cire  i 65
( c.1300 )  Litigerus [...] D’ escume de plum et d’argent, Si est faite ensi faitement  247.1351
( MS: s.xv )  Oygnement blanche pur roigne e teigne. Pernez demi livere de eschume de hor, e del tazgeron .iij. unces  168.E585
escume de blanc mel
( MS: c.1300 )  oint la teste e sorcilz de l’escume de blaunc miel e mist la pudre desore  315.4
escume de fer
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  Aymaunt [...] resemble a escume de fer  128
escume de noier
espume  coum  scume#1 
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