ferrin (s.xii1)

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ferrin (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,472b ferrum; Gdf: 3,766c ferrin 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1763 ferrin; DEAF: ; DMF:  ferrin; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ferin;  fereyn  


1metalof iron
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  [...] a alier les reis d'els en buies, e les lur nobles en liens ferrins  132.149.8
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Tu peistras eals en verge ferrine, sicume vaissel de potier tribleras eals  3.II.9
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  nis les piez (of a statue) erent ferrins  144ra
( c.1215; MS: 1330-40 )  De ferrinz levers gros e fors Turnent les roes grant essors  409
2fig.hard, unyielding
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  N’oiez vers mes diz quor dur ne ferrin  53
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E euse la buche trestut ferine E la lange tut ascerine  57vb4


1equit.bridle, bit
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  lupatum: fereyn a chival tirant  ii 82
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