paumfilett (1397)

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paumfilett (1397)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 18,90b pamphlet; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF:  pamphlet; OED:  pamplet n.; MED:  pamflet n.; DMLBS: 2092c pamflettus ]

Derived from Pamfilus, a Latin amatory poem, the term seems to have been then used in Britain to refer to any short document. The term was borrowed from English into CF at the end of the 17th century.


1literaturepamphlet, a short work or treatise
( 1397 )  divers paumfiletts et rolles en un coffre de petit value, pris .xij. d.  302
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