pifle (s.xii2)

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pifle (s.xii2)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 8,444a piff-; Gdf: 6,155b pifle; GdfC: ; TL: 7,928 pifle; DEAF:  pifle; DMF:  piffre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1heresytheol.heretic, unbeliever
( s.xii2; MS: c.1200 )  Encore soient alquant qui mescroient en lor cuers, si cum cist que nos apeluns rewardens et pifles  105.369
( s.xii2; MS: c.1200 )  ces petiz vulpilloz qui destroient nos vignes, ço sunt cil petit herite, cil pifle, ki n’osent mie a ces sages homes parleir, mais ceste simple gent deçoivent  106.375
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