helzan (c.1170)

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helzan (c.1170)


[ FEW: 19,13b az'ar; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,78a alezan; TL: ; DEAF:  alezan; DMF:  alezan; TLF:  alezan; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1horsescolourzool.(of horse) sorrel, reddish brown
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Quant fui a Rome alé dreit al sié del Latran. Si avra mun destrier Passevent, [le] helzan  1424
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