puce1 (c.1165)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

puce1 (c.1165)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,522a pulex; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,444a puce; TL: 7,2037 puce 1; DEAF:  puce; DMF:  puce; TLF:  puce; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2567b pulex ]
pouce;  puche;  pulce;  puse,  pusse  


1insectszool.flea, parasitic insect that irritates hair or skin
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Une pulce, ceo dit, jadis munta Sur un chamail, sil chevecha Desi que en une autre cuntree  178.1
( MS: s.xiii2 )  pulex: pusse  ii 22
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Puce (M.E. Fle), wybet et muche  817
( MS: s.xivm )  Ki fist dunques puces et muches et crepaus et colures et totes autres mals vermins?  58
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  puis laver del eawe chaude pur tuer les puses  100.1
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  Hé, lez poucez me mo[rdent fort, et me font] grant male, quar vraiment, je m'ay graté le [dos si fort que le sanc] curt avalle  36.9
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.