rathle (c.1300)

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rathle (c.1300)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  rathle; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  rattle n.1; MED:  ratele n.; DMLBS: ]

The editor of Five Med MSS interprets the word alternatively, as a variant of raffe, and glosses it as ‘horse-radish’.


1bot.rattle, various plants that have seeds in a capsule
( MS: c.1300 )  pernez [...] une poigne de merche et .j. de rathele et .j. de violet et .j. de bugle [...]  247.92
( MS: s.xv )  Pur feste: Ardetz rathles a pudre, e lavetz la maladie deus fez ke jur de date, e metetz y la pudre  147.E326
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