orferie (1372)

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orferie (1372)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *3,342a faber; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  orfevre (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 163c aurifabria ]

A relatively rare imparissyllabic form of orfevrie (with a vocalisation of the second syllable) which only seems to be attested in Anglo-Norman. See also orfeour vs. orfevre.


1occupationmetalmerch.goldsmithery, art or trade of a goldsmith
( 1376-77 )  encontre les bons gens de le mester orferie  (ed. orfe[ve]rie)  172
metalgoldsmith's work
( 1372 )  item une filet d'or et de perrye d'orferie de quatre rubies balays et .xxj. grosses perles  ii 107
or#1  orfeour  orfevre  orfevresse  orfevrie 
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