orfevresse (s.xiiiex)

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orfevresse (s.xiiiex)

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[ FEW: 3,342a faber; Gdf: 5,631a orfevresse; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1245 orfaverresse; DEAF:  orfevre (orfaverresse); DMF:  orfèvresse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 163c aurifabra ]


1femaleoccupationmetalmerch.female goldsmith, artisan who fashions gold into small articles, jewellery, decorations, etc., and offers them for sale
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  Maladie si est nostre orfaveresse (var. (BN: s.xivin) orfevresse), pur nostre corune en paradis bien e bel sororrer [...]  257.25
or#1  orfeour  orferie  orfevre  orfevrie 
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