Colbertine

Col´ber`tine


n.1.A kind of lace.
Pinners edged with colbertine.
- Swift.
Difference rose between
Mechlin, the queen of lace, and colbertine.
- Young.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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No solo estaba ligada a la produccion de hagiografias sino que tambien desempeno un papel activo en el desarrollo de la investigacion historico-erudita, ya fuese creando depositos de Estado (4) (Le depot du Controleur des finances, Les Archives de la Guerre, Les Archives des Affaires etrangeres, etc.) y bibliotecas (La Colbertine, La Bibliotheque Royale), o bien alentando la constitucion de equipos dedicados a la compilacion de fuentes relativas a la historia de Francia y la institucion monarquica (Cabinet des Chartes, Congregation de Saint-Maur, L'Academie des Inscriptions et des Belles-Lettres).
Notable, too, is Bruce O'Brien's summing up of his examination of a late twelfth-century lawbook: 'Contemporary readers of the Colbertine lawbook could not have avoided the conclusion that English held a special place among their written languages of law, a place in no way threatened by the increasing use of Anglo-French' (p.