pridnet (c.1279-80)

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pridnet (c.1279-80)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: 6,404a pridnet; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pridnet; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  pride n.2 (pride net); MED:  prid(e n.1 (pridnet); DMLBS: ]
ls(loanword: M.E. )

The word is of uncertain origin, but the OED (Third Edition, 2007) suggests that the first part, prid-, may simply be a shortening of post-classical Latin lamprida.


1fishingnet for catching lamprey
( c.1279-80 )  un autre manere de reys que l’en apele pridnet  71
( MS: 1419 )  Et un autres reys, appellé pridnet  577
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