mor (s.xii3/4)

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mor (s.xii3/4)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 6/i,546b Maurus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 6,248 more; DEAF:  mor 2; DMF:  maure; TLF:  maure; OED:  Moor n.2; MED:  more n.2; DMLBS: 1738b maurus 1 ]
more;  moor,  moure  


1demonymMoor, an inhabitant of Mauritania, or any person of dark skin
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Un autre pople i ad, as mors sunt veisin  6735
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  e fist chaunter tote nuyt le servise ke apartent as moors mout beel e mout honurément  65
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Plus est neir que n'est un Mor  7262
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Plorra en enfern ou n'iert ke ly socure Entre les Sathanas ke sunt si neirs cum moure  511
maurin  morisk  Mortaigne 
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