Middle English Dictionary Entry

aube n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) An ecclesiastical vestment (usually of white linen) reaching to the ankles, an alb; also, the Greek poderis, the Hebrew ephod; (b) ~ girdel, girdle used to gather the alb at the waist.

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  • a1500 Dc.45 Artist.Recipes (Dc 45) 149/15 : Þe vtter dele of cloþ in garmentis ys ycallyd a 'champe', and þe lynyng ys ycallyd 'albers', and þe hem a 'lysere'.
  • Note: Glossary: "albers n. 'alb (garment)'."
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