Promptorium Parvulorum Sive Clericorum, Dictionarius Anglo-Latinus Princeps

Promptorium Parvulorum Sive Clericorum, Dictionarius Anglo-Latinus Princeps

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...and Skinner supposes the name to be derived, "q.d. flood grass." It appears to have been also called wreke, or reke. See Wrbk of a dyke, or a fenne, or stondyng watyr, uiva. 2 The Catholicon explains traaum to be "genus retis piscatorii, quod aliter verricii/uni a verrsndo dicitur;" according to the Oil us, "tragum, a draught nette." In 1391 Robert de Ryllyngton, of Scarborough, bequeathed to his servant "j flew, cum warrap et Sot," directing his two boats to be sold, and the price bestowed for the welfare of his soul. Testam. Ebor. i. 157. "Flewe, a nette, retz h pecher." Palsg. See Tramayle, grete nette for fyschynge. Tragum. The Fooyne appears to have been the same as the polecat or fitchet, or according to Ray the martin was sometimes so called. "Fowyng, beest, ./by-e. Foyns, a furre, fognnes." Palso. "Fouinne, fogenne, a foyne or polecat." Coto. Loero is the name of a small animal, called in old French lairon or lerot, the fur of which was highly esteemed. John de Garlandia says in his Dictionary, "Pelliparii--carius vendunt urtas de sabellino el laierone," rendered in the gloss "laierone, Gallice lairoru." In the Inventory of the wardrobe and jewels of Henry V. taken in 1423, at his decease, are mentioned "gounes de noier damask furrez de sides rfe fognes et marteroru," and the value of this kind of fur is ascertained by the following entry: " ij; panrs de fognes, chascun cont' c. bestes, pris lepec' xd. xijli. xs.;" the marteron being more costly, "priii le beste xij i.' Rot. Part. iv. 236. ejFOPPE.) Fatuellus, stolidus, follus, Ug. in foveo (bardus, P.) Foole HABDY, ortobebolde(foole herdy, or to bolde, s.) Temerarius, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586212
  • 9781236586216