agate (s.xii1/3)

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agate (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 24,103a achates; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,45a agate; TL: 1,206 agate; DEAF: ; DMF:  agate; TLF:  agate; OED:  agate n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 18c achates ]
acate,  achate;  agathe,  agathen,  agathes  


( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  En ceste piere agathen Totes ces vertuz trove l’en  206.61
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Ma bele jaspe deliteuse, Et m’am[et]iste gracieuse, Mes achatez tresprecieuse  1891
( 1433-34; MS: c.1449 )  Item, une saliere […] garnie par dessus de agathe […]  B187
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