[porcelin] (1430)

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[porcelin] (1430)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,186b porcellus; Gdf: 6,284a porcelin; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1482 porcelin; DEAF:  porcel (porcelin); DMF:  porcelin; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2349a porcellinus ]

The word is attested in Continental French as an adjective (Gdf.: ‘de porc, qui tient du porc’), but this Anglo-Norman attestation is the only instance of a nominal use.


1mammalslivestockzool.piglet, young pig
( 1430; MS: s.xv2/4 )  Ne de aignel ne de conin, Ne char fresche de purcelin  439.67
porc  porcel#1  porceler  porcelet 
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