vertoile (s.xvin)

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vertoile (s.xvin)

vertil,  vertoil,  verdoyl  (A) 301vb vertoyse (l. vertoyle)  89 Gloss D  


1whorl (of spindle)
(TBD)  vopellis: [...] vertoyle, anglice werve, vertoyls  89
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  Et (l. En) un gymel pendoms noz gumphs Quaunt deux vertilez nous avoms (M.E. In þe chymptre we honge oure hokes yff tuo twystez we have)  74.13
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