tistresse (s.xiii1)

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tistresse (s.xiii1)

tisteresse,  tisteresce;  tisseresse;  titresse,  titeresse,  tixteresce,  tristresce  449
pl. teytreis  66  


1occupationfemaletextilewebstress, female weaver
( MS: s.xiii1 )  textrices: tisseresses  19.66
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Les tremes (M.E. the spoles) fray appariller A la tistresse pur tistrer (M.E. to weve)  (T) 125v
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