Purpre

Pur´pre


n. & a.1.Purple.
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Vestues furent richement / e laciees estreitement / en dous blialz de purpre bis; / mult par aveient bels les vis.
When Lanval first sees the lady's attendants, they appear: "Vestues ierent richement, / Laciees mut estreitement / En deus blians de purpre bis" (57-59) [They were richly dressed, laced very tightly into two bliauts of dark purple].
Un cher mantel de blanc hermine, Covert de purpre alexandrine, Ot pur le chaut sur li gete.