[sorbai] (1382)

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[sorbai] (1382)


[FEW: *1,226b balteus /*17,18a *saur; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  sor 1 (sorebay); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

This compound is possibly tautological, as the adjectives sor1 and bai1 refer to almost identical colours for the coat of a horse.


1colour zool. horses(of the coat of a horse) sorrel bay, chestnut, reddish brown
( 1382 ) un chival sorebay  ii 242.744
bai#1  sor#1 
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