[urmel] (c.1170)

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[urmel] (c.1170)


[ FEW: 14,6n ulmus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,243b ormel; TL: 6,1293 ormel; DEAF:  orme (ormel); DMF:  ormeau; TLF:  ormeau 1; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3541b ulmellus ]
ormiel;  ulmel,  humel,  omel,  oumel, 
pl. humeaus  

The deviant forms humel, omel and oumel may also be interpreted as deviant forms of urm, with metathesis of the ‘m’ and ‘l’.


1bot.trees(young) elm, deciduous tree of the genus Ulmus
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Prest sui del defendre l'aval en cel prael U ci en vostre curt par delez cel humel (var. (O: s.xiiim) ulmel)  2080
( MS: s.xiii2 )  ulnus (l. ulmus): oumel, illa arbor  i 160
( MS: c.1275 )  ulmel: alme  3
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  ab ulmo: del ulmel  ii 9
( MS: c.1300 )  Pernez les noiaus de l'argentine qui sont en la racine et de l'herbe autresi et de l'ormiel  326.4
( MS: s.xv )  ulmus: gallice omel  (C12) 255


1toponymthe Elms, Smithfield, place in London where executions were performed
( 1313 )  s'il soit dampnez pur comun larcin, e doit estre mené as humeaus, a suffrir la son jugement, com autres comuns larouns  150
olmewiz  urm  urmetel 
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