burel

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

burel (plural burels)

  1. A coarse woolen cloth.
    • 1964, Burels at this time seem to have been made in lengths of 20 ells and sold at 8d. the ell, while the better quality cloths - browns, plunkets, blues, and greens - were nearly twice the length, and cost about 22d. the ell. — L.F. Salzman, English Industries of the Middle Ages, p. 199.

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

burel m (oblique plural bureus, nominative singular bureus, nominative plural burel)

  1. frieze (coarse woolen cloth)
  2. a garment made out of frieze

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 7 January 2014, at 17:03