spece (s.xiii1)

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spece (s.xiii1)


[FEW: 12,155a species; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  espece (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  spece n. / spice n.; MED:  spice n.1; DMLBS: 3146c species /3156b spica 2]
pl. spicis  


1culin. condim.spice, aromatic vegetable condiment
( s.xiii1; MS: c.1300 ) une fonteine ke semble kaunt home en beyt est tempré de tutes lé bones speces de le mund  190.B200
( c.1290; MS: s.xv1 ) Maces, quibibz, clowes goloffrés Et des autres spices assez  (O) 340ra
( 1381 ) gingibre, poudre, canel, saphron et autres diverses spicis despenduz en nostre oeps pur nostre demoere en Escoce  i 209.643
2pharm.med.medicinal substance, drug
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 ) (writing in verse) hum ne pot pas de medecine [...] parler Et les speces acunter  42
espece  specer  specerie  spicedisshe  spiceplate  spicetowaill 
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