popel2 (s.xivin)

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popel2 (s.xivin)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  popel; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  pople n.; MED:  popel n.1; DMLBS: 2346c popellus 2 ]
popell,  popelle,  popill,  pople,  populle  

The OED etymology (Third Edition, 2006) suggests that the word is related to purpre because of the dark red colour of the squirrel fur.


1skinsfur of the red squirrel
( MS: 1419 )  furrure [...] nemye medlee; cest assavoir [...] pur novelle pople par soy  279
popel strendlinge, strendlinge popel
1skinsfur of the red squirrel
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  De chescun millier de popel strendlinges e de rotes xij d.  190
( 1352 )  qe nulle [...] soit si hardi d'estre vestu [...] en nulle manere de vesture furree de pellure come de meneveyr, gris, purree de stranlyng popelle des quirels (l. d’esquirels?), bys des conyns [et] des levres [...]  339
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