Middle English Dictionary Entry

wēthe n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. wede n.(2).
A piece of cloth, swatch; saumple ~, a sample of cloth used to match a color.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1400 Trin-C O.9.39 Recipes (Trin-C O.9.39) 26/10 : Put hem in a..glas square or rounde with a flat botme and a wel closid lyd þerto, and loke þat noon touch oþere in þe weþe so þat no watre mowe entre yn by joyntures.
  • Note: = 'a piece of cloth, rag'. Additional quot.