pilur (s.xiiiin)

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pilur (s.xiiiin)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,489b pilare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  piler 1 (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The word is not attested elsewhere. The DMF lists a similar formation of pil- followed by an agent suffix: pileur, but this refers to the person whose occupation it is to grind or pound. The lexeme may be an error for pilun, attested in Continental French, but not in Anglo-Norman, cf. DMF pilon 1.


1implementpestle, instrument for grinding or pounding ingredients into small fragments, a powder
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Se tu batz le fol sicum l’un bat tisane en une pile, e fierges adés sur lui od le pilur (Latin: Si contuderis stultum in pila quasi tipsanas feriente desuper pilo), ne lui tolderas tu sa folie  4930
pil#1  piler#2 
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