syoun

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

syoun (plural syouns)

  1. Alternative spelling of sioun.
    • 1382: John Wycliffe, The Holy Bible, made from the Latin Vulgate by John Wycliffe and his followers, first edition, John 15:2
      I am a verri vyne, and my fadir is an erthe tilier; Ech syoun, or braunche, not berynge fruit in me, he schal do a wey it.
    • ante 1415: John Wycliffe?, Lantern…, page 70/3
      Ȝe straied al awey as if it were wilde syouns.
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