pirite (s.xii1/3)

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pirite (s.xii1/3)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,647b pyrites; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,451c pyrite; TL: 7,971 pirite; DEAF:  pirite; DMF: ; TLF:  pyrite; OED:  pyrite n. / pyrites n.; MED:  pirite n.; DMLBS: 2592b pyrites ]
perite,  pirites;  pyride,  pyrites,  pirestes  


1lapid.pyrite, stone that produces sparks when struck
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Pyrites (var. (D: 1276-77) Pirestes) a falve culur  66.909
( MS: s.xiii1 )  [B]ele gemme est la pirite; Ne trovai pas sa force escriste  197.1283
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Une piere pyride en vent, Ke art la main de li quil prent  741
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Une pere petite K’en apele perite  614
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