Middle English Dictionary Entry

Turkī(e n.
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1.
(a) The country of the Turks, located vaguely in Anatolia; also, Asia Minor; (b) dep ~, ?the interior of the Anatolian peninsula; ?error for dep sirtes, one of two deep areas of dangerous sandbars off the north coast of Africa; (c) ~ clothes, bursa (pannus, tapete) de ~, cloths (a purse, tapestry, etc.) of Turkish manufacture, provenance, or style; tartes of ~, cook. ?tarts made in the Turkish manner.